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The relations of the American scholar to his country at his times

The relations of the American scholar to his country at his times

an address delivered before the Associate Alumni of the University of Vermont, at Burlington, Vt., August 6, 1850

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Published by Baker and Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Learning and scholarship

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Henry J. Raymond
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 5625
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination58 p.
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17929493M

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In the light of this hope I accept the topic which not only usage but the nature of our association seem to prescribe to this day,—the American Scholar. Year by year we come up hither to read one more chapter of his biography. Let us inquire what new lights, new events, and more days have thrown on his character, his duties, and his hopes.

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