Only a few of the Polygonal Class fail to pass the Final Test or Leaving Examination at the University. The condition of the unsuccessful minority is truly pitiable.
It is from these specimens of the refuse of our Nobility that the great Tumults and Seditions of past ages have generally derived their leaders; and so great is the mischief thence arising that an increasing minority of our more progressive Statesmen are of opinion that true mercy would dictate their entire suppression, by enacting that all who fail to pass the Final Examination of the University should be either imprisoned for life, or extinguished by a painless death.
Taking his master's degree after seven years at Cambridge, in 1587, he followed the other 'university wits' to London.
(and before that medieval) is the lack of historical perspective which gives to Mongol shepherds the manners and speech of Greek classical antiquity as Marlowe had learned to know it at the university. More serious is the lack of mature skill in characterization.
It was, in fact, the rector and all the dignitaries of the university, who were marching in procession in front of the embassy, and at that moment traversing the Place.
"Where are you bound for in that fashion, Thibaut, Tybalde ad dados , with your back turned to the university, and trotting towards the town?"
This problem Harvard University is solving, not by bringing itself down, but by bringing the masses up.
As this was the first time that a New England university had conferred an honorary degree upon a Negro, it was the occasion of much newspaper comment throughout the country.
On learning that he had completed two years in the university
, Martin was puzzled to know where he had stored it away.
One can conjecture sympathetically the awful solitude of Emil Gluck in that populous University
; for he was without friends and without sympathy.
He was a graduate of the university
, had gone in for journalism, and was then serving his apprenticeship as reporter on the most influential of the three newspapers.
"What is the good of your mother and me economizing and stinting ourselves to give you a University
education, if it is not to be used for the honour and glory of God?" his father repeated.