History Of The University Of Virginia, 1819-1919 (volume 3); The Lengthened Shadow Of One Man

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byPhilip Alexander Bruce

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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. 1921. Excerpt: ... Monument Magazine itself, which was endeavoring so faithfully to show honor to both. This prejudice, they very truly declared, they had resolutely combated. Although this periodical had only a short span of life, it was successful in accumulating two hundred and fifty dollars for consummating the main purpose for which it was established. The desire to be represented by a magazine was so persistent among the students that so soon as one expired from starvation, another confidently started up to take its place. The next periodical was first known as the University Magazine. It seems to have been thought, in contravention of the old proverb of too many cooks spoiling the broth, that an increase in the number of editors might save the new enterprise from the fate of its unlucky forerunners. A board of seven was now appointed, and they were selected from the membership of the various associations, in the hope of creating thereby a broader support for so risky an undertaking. There were two from the Philomethean Society, two from the Washington, and two from the Jefferson, and in addition, one from the ranks of the students at large. Again, the primary object of this new magazine was stated to be the cultivation of skill in composition among the young men. To have the periodical written and not to have it read, was proclaimed to be the central aim of its existence. "By contributing to it," the editors said in their salutatory, "you can sift, try, develop, and combine your knowledge on all subjects; you test your ability by comparison with the productions of others; you are rewarded for your articles on their merit, and, therefore, there is no room in your breasts for envy, bickering, and heart burning; you can bring to bear a deep influence, intellectual and m...

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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. 1921. Excerpt: ... Monument Magazine itself, which was endeavoring so faithfully to show honor to both. This prejudice, they very truly declared,...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217225977

ISBN - 13:9780217225977

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