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He did not go to the college called Harvard, good old Alma Mater as she is. He was not fed on the pap that is there furnished.... ...
Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism ... the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the yo ...
[Wellesley College] is about as meaningful to the educational process in America as a perfume factory is to the national economy.
They have been foolish enough to put at the end of all this earnest the old joke of a diploma. Let every sheep keep but his own sk ...
Those things for which the most money is demanded are never the things which the student most wants. Tuition, for instance, is an ...
Mer, mere, mère, mater, Maia, Mary,
Star of the Sea,
Mother.
Books, gentlemen, are a species of men, and introduced to them you circulate in the "very best society" that this world can furnis ...
"He's asleep, ain't he?" "With kings and counsellors," murmured I.
Ah Bartleby! Ah humanity!
I can see that figure now--pallidly neat, pitiably respectable, incurably forlorn! It was Bartleby.
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