The Growth of Lafayette : A Post-Prandial Address (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Growth of Lafayette: A Post-Prandial Address Troops of friends gathered round him, Mr. Pardee and Mr. Adamson in the van. No other college has, or ever has had, such a Board of Trustees. Students thronged In. The college developed. In the first place, the courses of study were multiplied and differentiated. The old college curriculum was intended for students who were expecting to be ministers, lawyers or doctors. Work enough for four years before coming of age had been agreed upon by educators as the best preparation for professional study. Some of it is of practical use to professional men. The mathematics are needed by the lawyer to sum up his bills of costs, and by the preacher to see how he can make his salary go round, after he has paid his 'life insurance, and his interest at the bank, and his share of the million of dollars endowment of his church. The languages are necessary tools in original research. Doctors use the natural sciences.\ Others of the studies are good for mental discipline. All had come to be conventional accomplishments without which no'one could pass current among scholars. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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- 24 Apr 2018
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