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EDITORS DAILY CRIMSON-The suggestion made in last week's Advocate in regard to English vii, and viii., will, I think, meet with general approval. The change proposed is this; that each of those courses be given two hours a week, and count as full courses. These course under Prof. Hill are made interesting, but they are also unsatisfactory, because the work laid out to be done, is, on account of lack of time, never fully accomplished. For instance, English viii. treats of the English literature of the present century, but lack of time has made it impossible for any mention to be made of such writers as Tennyson, Longfellow, Browning, George Eliot, Thackeray, Dickens, Henry James, Jr., Emerson and Arnold. I give these names (many more, of course, could be added) merely to show how far short of what it should be, English viii. must always be, so long as only one hour a week is given it. Certainly the objection cannot be raised that, if these courses are given two hours a week and made full courses they will be "soft" courses, and I hope that Prof. Hill may find it possible to make the change which has been proposed.

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