Education: Tittivillus

Dean Roscoe Pound of the Harvard Law School was one of a great army of commencement orators that went into action last week. Of all the direct hits made, none was more squarely centred than his. At the University of Indiana, he drew an analogy between the great religious foundations of the Middle Ages and the great educational foundations of today, including this feature:

"A special devil by the name of Tittivillus frequented the monasteries of the Middle Ages. It was his task to gather in a bag the dropped syllables and...

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