The Life And Character Of Leonard Woods

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byEdwards Amasa Park

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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. 1880. Excerpt: ... year, to the Freshman Class of Dartmouth College. In 1824, however, he transferred his relation from Dartmouth to Union College. Here his plastic mind received a deep and lasting impress from Dr. Eliphalet Nott, the President of the Institution, and from Dr. Alonzo Potter, then Professor of Mathematics in the College, and afterward Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Pennsylvania. Among his intimate friends at Union was Dr. Horatio Potter, the present Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of New York. Several of his college classmates have become eminent. One of them, Professor William Thompson of the Hartford Theological Seminary, says of Mr. Woods: "He stood the first in his college class. I think that he reached the highest mark in every branch of study. His essays and poems were a rich treat to our Adelphic Society, of which he was a member and an ornament. His feats in the composition of Greek Iambics and Hexameters were regarded as wonderful." 1 In the autumn of 1827 he entered the Andover Theological Seminary. In different parts of his Seminary course he was a classmate of Dr. Wm. G. Schauffler, the noted missionary; Dr. Wm. Adams, and Dr. Geo. B. Cheever of New York; Prof. B. B. Edwards of Andover, Prof. Charles C. Jones of Columbia, South Carolina, and also of Columbia, Georgia, and Prof. Thompson of Hartford, Connecticut, who was his roommate at Andover, as well as at Schenectady. No member of the Theological School was better versed than Mr. Woods in the niceties of the Hebrew and Greek languages. He was interested not only in the accents and grammatical forms of these languages, but also in their genius, their spirit, their literature. Not one of his associates had a larger acquaintance than he with the writings of the French,...

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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. 1880. Excerpt: ... year, to the Freshman Class of Dartmouth College. In 1824, however, he transferred his relation from Dartmouth to Union Colleg...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:18 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217941494

ISBN - 13:9780217941495

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