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the body of faculty and students of a college

an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees

a complex of buildings in which an institution of higher education is housed

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Will their wealth be spent for the purpose--will they build colleges and churches to teach you, will they print papers to herald your progress, and organize political parties to guide and carry on the struggle?
He asked me, or to be truthful, he begged me to send him Don Quixote, for he intended to found a college where the Spanish tongue would be taught, and it was his wish that the book to be read should be the History of Don Quixote.
This measure originated with Richard, who, in truth, was much disposed to have the institution designated a university, or at least a college.
But in a hundred high schools and colleges this warfare against common sense still goes on.
Hence three entirely distinct aspects: churches abounded in the City; palaces, in the Town; and colleges, in the University.
For it must be remembered that this was a dark period; and in spite of venerable colleges which used great efforts to secure purity of knowledge by making it scarce, and to exclude error by a rigid exclusiveness in relation to fees and appointments, it happened that very ignorant young gentlemen were promoted in town, and many more got a legal right to practise over large areas in the country.
They give us an advantage over all other colleges, because at no loss of time our boys become thoroughly conversant with Greek and Latin, Mathematics and Geography, Grammar and Literature.
When you and I can build sewing-machines instead of battle-ships, harvesters of crops instead of harvesters of men, plow-shares and telephones, schools and colleges, printing-presses and paper
Lynde solemnly, "that the students at such colleges ever do much else than flirt.
This book aims to provide a general manual of English Literature for students in colleges and universities and others beyond the high-school age.
Even the poor student studies and is taught only political economy, while that economy of living which is synonymous with philosophy is not even sincerely professed in our colleges.
Good-by, then, and remember me to the grammar schools, to the high schools, and even to the colleges if you meet them on the way.
If the finest genius studies at one of our colleges and is not installed in an office within one year afterwards in the cities or suburbs of Boston or New York, it seems to his friends and to himself that he is right in being disheartened and in complaining the rest of his life.
So necessary is this to the understanding the characters of men, that none are more ignorant of them than those learned pedants whose lives have been entirely consumed in colleges, and among books; for however exquisitely human nature may have been described by writers, the true practical system can be learnt only in the world.
The men were down, and the candidates had been housed in various colleges, and had dined in hall.
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