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A correspondent of the Hartford Courant writes, commenting on Josiah Quincy's "Figures of the Past:" "There are many anecdotes of Mr. Quincy's wit and readiness of retort among us. One of these which perhaps your readers have not heard relates to his remark to his father, the president of Harvard College, when he (the younger Quincy) was elected president of the Massachusetts Senate. 'You preside over boys,' said he, 'but I over men.' "