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The Riverside Literature Series

ESSAYS REPRINTED FROM
“ SCHOOL, COLLEGE, AND CHARACTER"

AND “ROUTINE AND IDEALS"

BY

LE BARON RUSSELL BRIGGS
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Harvard University

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COPYRIGHT, 1901 AND 1904, BY LE BARON RUSSELL BRIGGS

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Che Riverside Press

CAMBRIDGE . MASSACHUSETTS

U.S. A

INTRODUCTION

This volume contains two essays from School, College, and Character and two addresses from Routine and Ideals. It includes those parts of each book which the editor regards as suitable for college students in general, and excludes those parts which chiefly concern parents, elementary and secondary schools, or students in Harvard College. It is, therefore, a small collection of old writings newly combined for a special purpose.

If I were rewriting the essay on College Honor, I should give more space to the apathy of many students regarding their debts-whether their debts as individuals or the collective debts of their clubs. I might also give more space to the Honor System, about which my

feeling has not materially changed. I still feel that the system ministers to a mistaken sensitiveness, endangers the au

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