The American College Volume 1

The American College Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...well as the regular members who have been matriculated, shall be subject to the laws, penalties and discipline of the College. No candidate's name shall be registered, until he shall have subscribed the following engagement: I, A. B. on condition of being admitted as a Student of Yale-College, promise, on my Faith and Honor, to observe all the Laws and Regulations of this College; particularly, that I will faithfully avoid using profane language, gaming, and all indecent, disorderly behavior, and disrespectful conduct to the Faculty of the same: as witness my hand, A. B. The students were to remain in their studies or classrooms except for very short intervals. Every Student shall diligently apply himself to his Studies in his Chamber, as well as attend constantly upon all public Exercises appointed by the President or his Tutor; and no Student shall walk abroad, or be absent from his Chamber without Liberty, except half an Hour after Breakfast, and an Hour and half after Dinner, and from Prayers at Night to Nine o'Clock, upon Penalty of two Pence, or more, to six Pence, at the Discretion of the President or Tutors. This rule was to be enforced by the members of the faculty, who were to make frequent visits to all rooms and who were authorized to "break open any college door" whenever they saw fit. Every Freshman is obliged to do any proper Errand or Message required of him by any one in any upper Class, which if he shall refuse to do he shall be punished. Provided that in Study Time no Graduate may send a Freshman out of College Yard, or an Undergraduate send him any where at all without Liberty first obtained of the President or Tutor. A few more excerpts will show that this regulation of the college home life was constant, thorough...
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 490g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236590112
  • 9781236590114