Earliest Years at Vassar: Personal Recollections (Classic Reprint)

Earliest Years at Vassar: Personal Recollections (Classic Reprint)

by Frances A. Wood
     
 

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The more I recall of the early times, the more unwritable any account becomes by reason of the personal element The charm and delight lay chiefly in the close confidence of mutual friendly relations. "A chiel amang us taking notes" would not have been tolerated in those days. I never expected to

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Excerpt from Earliest Years at Vassar: Personal Recollections

The more I recall of the early times, the more unwritable any account becomes by reason of the personal element The charm and delight lay chiefly in the close confidence of mutual friendly relations. "A chiel amang us taking notes" would not have been tolerated in those days. I never expected to regret not keeping a a journal, but I do now as I realize how much precious and interesting history has been lost in consequence.

One of the first teachers in the Latin department had to deal with a student so literal as to afford much amusement by her continual habit of asking, "What is the exact date of this event?" One day in class, allusion was made to the story of Deucalion and Pyrrha, when the girl unthinkingly began her usual query. The teacher despairingly interrupted, - "Thank heaven, Miss - , there is a period in history in which there are no dates."

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ISBN-13:
9781331894926
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/20/2015
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.29(d)

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