Education: A Lesson in Manners

Like all other colleges, Yale will soon hold a commencement. Like all other colleges, Yale will then be revisited by her alumni. Like all other colleges, Yale will have certain festive disorders, among alumni and undergraduates, on the occasion. Like others, she hopes that the older men will set a good example for the younger.

Like a few other colleges, but not many, Yale intimated this hope to the older men when she issued her commencement invitations. Like no other, Yale did this in such a way that the intimation savored of a...

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