Jesus College

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F.E. Robinson and Company, 1899 - 252 pages

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Page 159 - ... justify this preference. But cereals and other products are cultivated with profit, and may become in time an element of great value in the wealth of the country. Coffee. The production of coffee in Guatemala has been constantly increasing. The plantations improve and increase in number every year and will no doubt continue to do so as long as the quality of the coffee is acknowledged to be superior, and the great demand for it maintained. The following table shows the production of coffee in...
Page 148 - Library, has given him a very great character, to which you may be pleased to have recourse ; whilst in the mean time I tell you, that he is a person of singular modesty, good nature, and uncommon industry. He lives a retired life, generally three or four miles from Oxford, is not at all ambitious of preferment or honour, and what he does is purely out of love to the good of learning and his country.
Page 215 - Augustus at Rome was for building renowned And of marble he left what of brick he had found; But is not our Nash, too, a very great master, He finds us all brick and leaves us all plaster.
Page 6 - after consultation had with his friends concerning the matter petitioned Queen Elizabeth that she would be pleased to found a College in Oxford that he might bestow his estate for the maintenance of certain scholars of Wales to be trained up in good letters."t 2.

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