This is the image of the full or partial text of an article entitled "Prof Hazzens Hop-Skip-and-Jump", printed in the Rockford Register of 1885-03-25. This article is in the public domain, because it was published in the United States before 1923.
Prof. Hmoii’s Hop*Sklp»fttul.Junip, Prof, Hazzen closed hia able series < of lectures last evening with a fitting final, “The Lesson of History,” It seemed to oompresB Into a brief hour and a half pretty near all oreatlon, Ashe himself admits, l,lt Is a hop-sklp-and-Jump through everything,” The lecture was packed jam full of faots and quotations, historic oat events of great Importance, He went Into aholent and modern history, dived among the Persian mysteries and the Hebrew hieroglyphics; and finally brought his audience to the recognition of English hlstoiy as the true source of civilization, and that Amerioa’s mission was as boundless as her prairie, ■> The '‘lesson1' was that historic civilization Is evolution of Christianity In religion, and republt. oanlsm In politics, He devoted much space to eulogizing his Ideal,- Alfred the Great, No other name In history to be compared with him, The new school of historians, the Incomparable four writers, whom, lie praised with most superlative expressions were Edward A. Freeman, William Stubbs, John Richard Green and Sir Henry Sumner MAlne,
" The lecture was listened to with closest attention. The lecturer's. countenance shone with enthusiasm and forced a sym-pathetlc‘lnterest(ahd tho professor gave a final evldenoe that his /range ,af reading and research was most remarkable,
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This is the ocr text of an article from the Wednesday, March 25, 1885 issue of the Rockford...