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Seite 43 - Law, considered as a science, consists of certain principles or doctrines. To have such a mastery of these as to be able to apply them with constant facility and certainty to the ever-tangled skein of human affairs, is what constitutes a true lawyer; and hence to acquire that mastery should be the business of every earnest student of the law.
Seite 198 - Moon's distance by its horizontal parallax, and the distances of Planets by proportionals of cubes of times to squares of distances. Four weeks, in calculating the quantity of Water per second, etc., supplied by streams as feeders for Canals, or for turning Machinery ; in calculating the velocity and quantity effused per second, etc., from flumes and various vessels, under various heads; the result of various accelerating and retarding forces of water flowing in open race-ways and pipes of waterworks,...
Seite 205 - Education shall be to examine into all branches of engineering education, including engineering research, graduate professional courses, undergraduate engineering instruction, and the proper relations of engineering schools to the secondary industrial schools or foremen's schools, and to formulate a report or reports upon the appropriate scope of engineering education and the degree of cooperation and unity that may be advantageously arranged between the various engineering schools...
Seite 47 - He aimed not so much to impart information, as to develop the analytical powers of the men, to make them think as lawyers. He questioned much; he answered little. Those who came to hear the law laid down went away to ponder what it ought to be. He loved the battle of wits; but he never argued simply for the sake of victory. He helped men in many ways, but most of all because he made them help themselves.
Seite 251 - And practise rhetoric in your common talk : Music and poesy use to quicken you ; The mathematics, and the metaphysics, Fall to them, as you find your stomach serves you : No profit grows where is no pleasure ta' en ; — In brief, sir, study what you most affect.
Seite 242 - Engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production and of traffic in states both for external and internal trade, as applied in the construction of roads, bridges, aqueducts, canals, river navigation and docks, for internal intercourse and exchange, and in the construction of ports, harbours, moles, breakwaters and lighthouses, and in the art of navigation by artificial power for the purposes of commerce, and...
Seite 246 - ... specialized courses designed primarily for men who have taken a first degree in arts, science, or engineering, who have acquired a knowledge of the fundamental principles upon which such advanced courses are based, and who have had a certain amount of experience in engineering or highway transport work. It is evident that such courses should be given under such conditions that it will be practicable for engineers and others engaged in highway transport to take advantage of the opportunities offered....
Seite 329 - The profession of teaching will improve (1) in proportion as its members direct their daily work by the scientific spirit and methods ; that is, by honest, open-minded consideration of facts, by freedom from superstitious fancies or unverified guesses and (2) in proportion as the leaders in education direct their choice of methods by the results of scientific investigation rather than by general opinion.
Seite 205 - Presidents of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Institute of Mining Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of...
Seite 245 - ... parcel post, plant and factory haulage, Army transport methods, horse transportation methods ; efficient methods of packing, handling, loading, and unloading raw and manufactured materials. Highway transport management, costs, and record systems.

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