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James Monroe

January 01, 1700 - January 01, 1700
"An institution which endeavors to rear American youth in pure love of truth and duty, and while it enlightens their minds by ingenious and liberal studies, endeavors to awaken a love of country, to soften local prejudices, and to inoculate Christian faith and charity, cannot but acquire, as it deserves, the confidence of the wise and good. "source: Commenting on Harvard University in "A Narrative of a Tour of Observation," 1818.institutions of higher learning, education, youth, love of country, truth, prejudice, faith, charity

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