The American Oxonian, Volume 14
Association of American Rhodes Scholars, 1927 - Rhodes scholarships
Vol. for 1934- include Addresses and occupations of Rhodes scholars and other Oxonians (called 1934-36, Addresses and occupations of Rhodes scholars).
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Page 41 - And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering from her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Age, who will deny that Oxford, by her ineffable charm, keeps ever calling us nearer to the true goal of all of us, to the ideal, to perfection, to beauty, in a word, which is only truth seen from another side? —-nearer, perhaps, than all the science of Tubingen.
Page 84 - ... qualities of manhood truth courage devotion to duty sympathy for and protection of the weak kindliness unselfishness and fellowship and (iv) his exhibition during school days of moral force of character and of instincts to lead and to take an interest in his schoolmates...
Page 84 - I direct that in the election of a student to a scholarship regard shall be had to (i) his literary and scholastic attainments; (2) his fondness for and success in manly outdoor sports such as cricket, football and the like; (3) his qualities of manhood, truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship; and...
Page 27 - But since the conductors of the Revue could not have published his story because it was clever, they must have thought it valuable for its truth. As true as the lastcentury Englishman's picture of Jean Crapaud ? We do not ask to be sprinkled with rose-water, but may perhaps fairly protest against being drenched with the rinsings of an unclean imagination.
Page 186 - Student Advisers Upon entrance, each student in the College of Letters and Science is assigned to a member of the Faculty who acts as his adviser during the freshman and sophomore years. At the beginning of the junior year, when the student has selected his major study, a member of the department in which his major is chosen becomes his adviser. Each semester, the student is required to consult his adviser concerning the choice of studies and...
Page 188 - It must become a community of scholars and pupils, — a free community but a very real one, in which democracy may work its reasonable triumphs of accommodation, its vital processes of union. I am not suggesting that young men be dragooned into becoming scholars or tempted to become pedants, or have any artificial compulsion whatever put upon them, but only that they be introduced into the high society of university ideals, be exposed to the hazards of stimulating friendships, be introduced into...
Page 130 - It is a city of light/' he said to himself. "The tree of knowledge grows there/' he added a few steps further on. "It is a place that teachers of men spring from and go to." "It is what you may call a castle, manned by scholarship and religion/' After this figure he was silent a long while, till he added: "It would just suit me.
Page 61 - In spite of Socrates and his logic we may venture to say, in answer to the question 'What is a ballad?' — 'A ballad is The Milldams of Binnorie and Sir Patrick Spens and The Douglas Tragedy and Lord Randal and Child Maurice, and things of that sort.
Page 101 - When you close your eyes on a hot day you may see things that have remained half hidden at the back of your brain. That day I saw a street in the east end of London. It was a street crowded with children— dirty children, yet lovable, exhausted with the heat. No decent air, not enough food. The waste of it all! Children's lives wasting while the Empire cried aloud for men. There were workhouses full, orphanages full— and no farmers. ' "Farmers— children, farmers— children . . .": the words...
Page 47 - ... Consular Bureau, and the chief examiner of the Civil Service Commission (or such other officer as this commission shall designate) ; (5) this board of examiners shall formulate the rules for examinations; (6) among the compulsory subjects shall be at least one modern language other than English, the natural industrial and commercial resources and commerce of the United States...