BELGIUM: Furore Teutonico Diruta

The burning of the magnificent Renaissance library of the University of Louvain in August 1914 was a classic "German atrocity" barely eclipsed by the shooting of Nurse Edith Cavell. Classic too is the furious quarrel which has raged for more than a year about what inscription shall stand over the new Library of Louvain, built with U. S. cash (TIME, Oct. 17, 1927, et seq.). Even amid the excitement of campaigning to become President of the U. S., Herbert Hoover found time to air his strong view about the inscription. Last week that view...

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