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Página 5 - ... the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the Legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions in life.
Página 188 - There is but a very small remnant,' he says,' of honest followers of wisdom, and they who are of these few, and who have tasted how sweet and blessed a possession is wisdom, and who can fully see, moreover, the madness of the multitude, and that there is no one, we may say, whose action in public matters is sound, and no ally for whosoever would help the just, what...
Página 166 - What is now called the nature of women is an eminently artificial thing — the result of forced repression in some directions, unnatural stimulation in others.
Página 190 - As representatives of German science and art, we hereby protest to the civilized world against the lies and calumnies with which our enemies are endeavoring to stain the honor of Germany in her hard struggle for existence — in a struggle which has been forced upon her.
Página 99 - Remember that you are the chosen people ! The Spirit of the Lord has descended upon me because I am the Emperor of the Germans ! I am the instrument of the Almighty. I am his sword, his agent. Woe and death to all those who shall oppose my will ! Woe and death to those who do not believe in my mission ! Woe and death to the cowards!
Página 404 - We will walk on our own feet ; we will work with our own hands ; we will speak our own minds.
Página 161 - To-day, the American woman is, to speak plainly, physically unfit for her duties as woman, and is perhaps of all civilized females the least qualified to undertake those weightier tasks which tax so heavily the nervous system of man. She is not fairly up to what nature asks from her as wife and mother. How will she sustain herself under the pressure of those yet more exacting duties which nowadays she is eager to share with the man?
Página 166 - ... which drives the intellectual and muscular machinery ; not a question of two bodies and minds that are in equal physical conditions, but of one body and mind capable of sustained and regular hard labor, and of another body and mind which for one quarter of each month during the best years of life is more or less sick and unfit for hard work.
Página 139 - And have you further observed, that those who have a natural talent for calculation are generally quick at every other kind of knowledge ; and even the dull, if they have had an arithmetical training, although they may derive no other advantage from it, always become much quicker than they would otherwise have been.