Religion: Crimson Covers

Charles William Eliot's slight volume, Harvard Memories, has issued from the Cambridge presses in crimson covers. It is a family book in which the venerable chief-emeritus of Harvard talks to great-grandsons concerning the days-before-football. In those days "students had no hot water. But all the dormitories now have running water, and you can hardly imagine how great an improvement that has made in the manners and customs of Harvard students."

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