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the body of faculty and students at a university

establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees

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This is the first time in this book that we have heard of a university.
In one the University of Oxford was ordered to imprison him; in others Wyclif was ordered to appear before the Pope; in still another the English bishops were ordered to arrest him and try him themselves.
Consequently, he has left the gymnasium with an education which is so extensive and complete, that the most a university can do for it is to perfect some of its profounder specialties.
Even if you had completed your third year in the Pentagonal and Hexagonal classes in the University, and were perfect in the theory of the subject, you would still find that there was need of many years of experience, before you could move in a fashionable crowd without jostling against your betters, whom it is against etiquette to ask to "feel", and who, by their superior culture and breeding, know all about your movements, while you know very little or nothing about theirs.
I stood well in my classes, and did he graduate me into the university he was confident that in that institution I would continue to stand well.
Unlike 'Gorboduc,' these other university plays were not only for the most part crude and coarse in the same manner as earlier English plays, but in accordance also with the native English tradition and in violent defiance of the classical principle of Unity, they generally combined tragical classical stories with realistic scenes of English comedy (somewhat later with Italian stories).
Then he would talk to Philip of the university, the quarrels between rival corps, the duels, and the merits of this and that professor.
Fine gentry are our people of the university, not to have caused our privileges to be respected on such a day as this
This was a recognition that had never in the slightest manner entered into my mind, and it was hard for me to realize that I was to be honoured by a degree from the oldest and most renowned university in America.
You surely don't pronounce such heresies in the University of California?
Kitty was still a child when Levin left the university.
The following year, at twenty years of age, Emil Gluck was enrolled as an instructor of chemistry in the University of California.
In those days there were many serious young men among the students who had come up to the university from the farms and the little towns scattered over the thinly settled state.
My university life, and study and culture, had not been real.
Of these boys the aforesaid Angel, the child of his old age, was the only son who had not taken a University degree, though he was the single one of them whose early promise might have done full justice to an academical training.
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