The International Monthly, Vol. 4

The International Monthly, Vol. 4 : A Magazine of Contemporary Thought; July-December, 1901 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The International Monthly, Vol. 4: A Magazine of Contemporary Thought; July-December, 1901 He comes to me, he said, for my money and my advice, and like the women in the Scripture, the one is taken, and the other left. A donor may indicate the general purpose to which his gift shall be devoted. He has no right to dictate the specific views which shall be inculcated under that general purpose. Wherever founders, donors, or charters have ventured to prophesy, evil has resulted. Wise as was Johns Hopkins, and great as was his gift, how much wiser he would have been, and how much more useful would have been his gift, had he not tied hls institution to the uncertain fortunes of the Baltimore 8: Ohio Railroad. Much as Clark University under its able president has been able to accomplish, it would have done five times as much if the founder had merely given his gift in cash, and turned over all questions of building, equipment, personnel, and curriculum to the president and the very competent board of trustees whom he selected. Other institutions have failed to get financial support because the founders have been supposed to carry the keys of the safe in their pockets. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 868 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 44mm | 1,139g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024318851X
  • 9780243188512