Education: Homer at Harvard

Homer at Harvard

Harvard's busy old President Abbott Lawrence Lowell proved to his own satisfaction last week that cultured conversation, the hope of Harvard's house-planners, is burgeoning at Cambridge. Addressing 300 freshmen on The Democracy of the House Plan, he said: "I went to Dunster House tonight . . . went to a table where there were two fellows and dined with them ... I didn't ask them their names nor they mine. We discussed Homer, Virgil and Milton. Afterwards I felt I had been discussing subjects...

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