WE learn that there was much surprise felt in New Haven at the tone of the last Advocate in its criticism of the football match. The Yale students, it seems, had no idea that we could complain of our treatment there or could protest against the prize-fighting element of which they make a specialty. Of course, when a person does an ungentlemanly action, and then declares that he did not know it was ungentlemanly, while we pity his ill-breeding, it is useless for us to argue the point with him. And however unsatisfactory this may appear, it seems to be the wisest course left for us to follow. As a matter of fact, the editorial and letter in the Advocate not only did not exaggerate, but hardly put the case strongly enough. The particular points therein specified rest on the authority of more than one witness, and something more than a general denial is needed to disprove them.
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May 06, 2017