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The Yale literary magazine (v. 36)

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Pages: 198

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Publisher: Date:8/5/2009 - General Books LLC

By: Unknown Author

Excerpt from book: with a hearty welcome. It is not difficult to find objections to the plan: the most prominent one that suggests itself is the difficulty of finding a time equally convenient for the students and the visitors who come for Commencement week. Nor is the present arrangement wholly devoid of good points: either alternative of remaining for the fun or of getting a week at home is well worth choosing. But it is a great misfortune that the necessity of choosing should exist, and the evils of the present plan as well the advantages of that which is proposed are certainly very great. As has been said, the juniors seem especially well circumstanced, and the present junior class particularly well fitted for the performance of such labor as this would involve. But whether the management fall to the lot of one class or of a college committee, or of one " composed of two from each class and two from the Scientific School," the Jubilee is the main consideration. Shall we not have one? H. w. B. H. INLAND EVENING. [from The German.] Now the sun-set fades From the glowing sky, And the star of Love Slowly mounts on high : While the flow'rets dream All the long night through, Visions of the day With its cloudless blue. Diamond glow-worms shine With their magic light, From the bushes' shade In the dusky night. Whisp'ring zephyrs breathe Soothing lullabies. And the pearly dew On the verdure lies. All the valley sleeps Like a cradled child. Every spirit rests, From its care beguiled. And if Peace herself To this earth came down, She would deign to rest In this quiet town. Happy is the heart, (Perfect rest to find, Which it long had lost In false ways that wind,) That retracks its steps, Thy own peace to prove, Pure, harmonious Nature, full of love. c. J. R. ...  

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