The Holy Cross Purple, Том 8

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College of the Holy Cross, 1899

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Сторінка 339 - I hold every man a debtor to his profession; from the which, as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, to be a help and ornament thereunto.
Сторінка 3 - People are always talking about originality ; but what do they mean? As soon as we are born, the world begins to work upon us, and this goes on to the end. And, after all, what can we call our own except energy, strength, and will? If I could give an account of all that I owe to great predecessors and contemporaries, there would be but a small balance in my favor.
Сторінка 108 - Ye powers who rule the tongue, if such there are, And make colloquial happiness your care, Preserve me from the thing I dread and hate — A duel in the form of a debate. The clash of arguments and jar of words, Worse than the mortal brunt of rival swords...
Сторінка 10 - To admire on principle, is the only way to imitate without loss of originality.
Сторінка 174 - Break, break, break, On thy cold gray stones, O Sea! And I would that my tongue could utter The thoughts that arise in me. O well for the fisherman's boy, That he shouts with his sister at play! O well for the sailor lad, That he sings in his boat on the bay! And the stately ships go on To their haven under the hill; But O for the touch of a...
Сторінка 152 - Hold thou the good : define it well : For fear divine Philosophy Should push beyond her mark, and be Procuress to the Lords of Hell.
Сторінка 20 - Pagan realms and made them mine, And clash'd with Pagan hordes and bore them down, And broke thro' all, and in the strength of this Come victor. But my time is hard at hand, And hence I go, and one will crown me king Far in the spiritual city; and come...
Сторінка 5 - Originality may perhaps be defined the power of abstracting for one's self, and is in thought what strength of mind is in action. Our opinions are commonly derived from education and society. Common minds transmit as they receive, good and bad, true and false; minds of original talent feel a continual propensity to investigate subjects and strike out views for themselves; so that even old and established truths do not escape modification and accidental change when subjected to this process of mental...
Сторінка 3 - This is the test and triumph of originality, not to shew us what has never been, and what we may therefore very easily never have dreamt of, but to point out to us what is before our eyes and under our feet, though we have had no suspicion of its existence, for want of sufficient strength of intuition, of determined grasp of mind to seize and retain it.
Сторінка 19 - and she shall be made known unto thee: and when thou hast got hold of her, let her not go.

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