Yackety Yack, 1917 (Classic Reprint)

Yackety Yack, 1917 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Yackety Yack, 1917 The fathers of the commonwealth, in the very founding of the Uni versity, categorically declared its object to be: The Great Cause of Humanity. William Richardson Davie, fine flower of our soil and life, avowed that the object of the University was to form citizens capable of comprehending, improving, and defending the principles of government; citizens who from the highest possible impulse, a just sense of their own and the general happiness, would be induced to practice the duties of social morality. In this high sense is this volume, the record of the life of the youth of the commonwealth, dedicated to the State which gave them this rich and ample opportunity of realizing here the meaning of education in a democracy - the preparation of citizens for the practice of the duties of social morality. 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 | 392 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 21mm | 522g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243098510
  • 9780243098514