Education: Cornell the Beautiful

By the shores of Lake Cayuga stands Cornell, partly on a low plateau deeply serrated by close-wooded hollows. The process of erosion has done well by the university, for Cornell's ravines are a joy to her poetasters, a convenience to her cavaliers, a laboratory for her scientists. The late longtime (since 1889) Trustee Henry Woodward Sackett, Manhattan lawyer, counsel for the New York Herald Tribune, loved well these natural wonders. Said he: "Since my first knowledge of Cornell University, I have regarded the beautiful deep ravines or gorges . . .'as among the choicest physical assets of the university. . ....

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