Whetstone

In the memoirs of the late Vice President of the U.S. Thomas R. Marshall, published serially by The New York Times and other newspapers, appeared these Hoosier philosophizings upon pedagogy in general, the Classics in particular: "My people chose to send me to Wabash College, at Crawfordsville, Ind. It was staid, as it is yet. An old-fashioned institution, founded for the purpose, if possible, of giving to a young man what I am pleased to call a cultural education; that is, to train him in those studies...

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