Thoughts on the Advancement of Academical Education in England

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byJames Yates

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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. 1827. Excerpt: ... securing of a proper site, which ought to be airy, healthful, and pleasant, and sufficiently extensive te admit of future enlargements; for the erection of buildings, and the purchase of books and apparatus; for the payment of the professors and other officers; and for various general purposes, it appears necessary, that the founders should contribute property to the amount of not less than thirty thousand pounds. If the generosity of the friends of knowledge and national improvement should extend further, there will be ample room for the useful employment of their greatest munificence. It should be a fundamental rule, that, if ever the university shall be dissolved, its property shall be divided among the donors, or their representatives, in proportion to their original contributions. Indeed, by law3 the lands and tenements of a university, asr of. every other corporation, revert, in case of its dissolution, to the donors or their heirs. Sect. XIV.--Is a retired or a populous Situation preferable for a University? The last subject, which seems to require discussion as a matter of primary importance, is the question, whether it is better to establish a university in "Nosodochium, in quo pauperes omnes scholarum studiosi, cum morbo tentati sunt, curantur egregie." Mr. Mitchell informs us (Tour through Belgium, Letter V.) that in the Colleges or Lycees of Belgium and-Franee, an infirmary for the pupils is commonly a part of the establishment. The funds of a new English University might probably, in the course of time, be applied with great advantage to a similar institution. Blackstones Cotmnentaries, vol. i. ch. 18. p. 484; aud vol. ii. th. 15, p. 256. 171 a large town or in a rural retirement. In general, the noise, the confusion, the luxury and dissipat...

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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. 1827. Excerpt: ... securing of a proper site, which ought to be airy, healthful, and pleasant, and sufficiently extensive te admit of future enla...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217901638

ISBN - 13:9780217901635

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