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    Tappan, David: A DISCOURSE DELIVERED TO THE STUDENTS OF HARVARD COLLEGE, SEPTEMBER 6, 1796, DESIGNED FOR THE SPECIAL BENEFIT OF THE NEW CLASS, WHICH LATELY JOINED THE SOCIETY; BY...HOLLISIAN PROFESSOR OF DIVINITY IN SAID UNIVERSITY. Boston: Manning & Loring, 1796. Half title, 20pp. Disbound and slightly loosened, Very Good. Harvard, Tappan says, is "a University devoted by its Founders and Benefactors to the combined interests of learning, morality, and religion, and affording such ample means of improvement in each." He urges his charges to avoid the "spirit of intrigue, of misrepresentation and insurgency" in the political life of the Nation and the University. "Guard against the deceptive impression, that justice to yourselves requires you to maintain a jealous and constant opposition to authority. The reverse of this is the truth. The authority of an institution like this can have no interest separate from, much less hostile to yours." FIRST EDITION.

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