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" Education is here placed among the articles of public care, not that it would be proposed to take its ordinary branches out of the hands of private enterprise, which manages so much better all the concerns to which it is equal; but a public institution... "
Report of the Department of the Interior ... [with Accompanying Documents]. - Page 47
by United States. Dept. of the Interior - 1867
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American Colleges: Their Students and Work

Charles Franklin Thwing - Universities and colleges - 1878 - 210 pages
...latter case, however, without an amendment to the Constitution. He argues that "a public institution can alone supply those sciences which, though rarely...called for, are yet necessary to complete the circle, a\\ the parts of which contribute to the improvement of • the country, and some of them to its preservation."...
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The Life of Albert Gallatin

Henry Adams - Capitalists and financiers - 1879 - 697 pages
...other, the higher education should be placed among the objects of public care; "a public institution can alone supply those sciences which, though rarely...the country and some of them to its preservation." A national university and a national system of internal improvement were an essential part, and indeed...
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Education, Volume 19

Education - 1899
...for the establishment of a National University at Washington, Jefferson says : " A public institution can alone supply those sciences which, though rarely...the country and some of them to its preservation." Before taking leave of Jefferson, we must look more closely at his ideas concerning the general question...
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Educational Pamphlets 4: Historical].

Education - 1885
...UNIVERSITY. manages so much better all the concerns to which it is equal, but a public institution can alone supply those sciences which, though rarely...the country, and some of them to its preservation. * * * The present consideration of a national establishment for education particularly is rendered...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in the ..., Volume 3

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1887
...equal; but a public institution can alone supply those sciences which, though rarely called for, are necessary to complete the circle, all the parts of...the country and some of them to its preservation. The subject is now proposed for the consideration of Congress, because, if approved by the time the...
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Life of Andrew Jackson, Volume 3

James Parton - 1888
...enterprise, which manages so much better all the concerns to which it is equal ; but a public institution can alone supply those sciences which, though rarely...the improvement of the country, and some of them to it's preservation." Again, in his last message, when puzzled with surplus revenue, he asked : " Shall...
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Thomas Jefferson's Views on Public Education

John Cleaves Henderson - African Americans - 1890 - 387 pages
...urging the founding of a great national university at Washington, he said : " A public institution can alone supply those sciences which, though rarely...the country, and some of them to its preservation." The well-informed student of the natural and physical sciences knows that the world has been created...
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Annual Report of the American Historical Association

American Historical Association - Historiography - 1890
...other, the higher education should be placed among the objects of public care; 'a public institution can alone supply those sciences which, though rarely...the country and some of them to its preservation.' A national university and a national system of internal improvement were an essential part, and indeed...
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History of the United States of America: The second administration of Thomas ...

Henry Adams - United States - 1890
...enterprise, which manages so much better all the concerns to which it is equal ; but a public institution can alone supply those sciences which, though rarely...the country, and some of them to its preservation." With an air of apology, as though his old opinions were no longer of practical interest, the President...
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History of the United States of America During the Second ..., Volume 3

Henry Adams - United States - 1890
...enterprise, which manages so much better all the concerns to which it is equal ; but a public institution can alone supply those sciences which, though rarely...the country, and some of them to its preservation." >— With an air of apology, as though his old opinions were no longer of practical interest, the President...
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