Fri 25 Apr 2008
Modern Chivalry- Nov. 5, 1872 “It announced it’s self as the protector of the gentler sex and paid noble tribunes to the woman by protecting her from the violence and oppression of powerful and unpredictable men.
There is today, an urgent need for knighthood that shall uphold the broad principal of love, and decry and oppose those content with existing institutions, careless whether they be right or wrong, as long as they themselves shall be benefied. Such a knighthood is only the embodiment of the principle that belongs to every race and age that is inherent in the moral nature of man.
Man represents the restless force of nature. He is the subduing of the elements; the making of a commercial highway of the sea, ruling nations, guiding armies, and subduing and controlling of all things of his strength.
December 1872 – article on influence of character
The man who enjoys the repute for being honest, upright pure; who is free from tricks, and policies and plots; who walks the ways of life true conscience and God makes himself a king.
October 6, 1874-
The regatta of 1874 both liked and disliked
“ That rowing, like riding, walking gymnastic exercise, &c., may be a most valuable part of physical training we acknowledge, but that it accomplishes everything, or even constitutes the best means of physical culture we are not prepared to admit.”
Belles Lettres prize contest
Walter A. Powell wrote “Ambition”
“ in the bosom of man there slumbers a power, which aroused, can revolutionize the world.”
James C. Nicholson “Thoughts”
“ The body devoid of mind, is but he casket without the jewel. The dignity and supremacy of man is the divine essence of mind.”
I also found an article on frats and their influence on college men in the 1800’s that looks useful