William Vaughn Moody '93 died in Colorado Springs, Colorado, yesterday morning. For some year he has been in poor health. He was born in Spencer, Indiana, July 18, 1869, and was graduated from Harvard with the class of 1893. In the following year he received the A.M. degree. From 1895 to 1901 he was instructor in English and Rhetoric at Harvard, after which he went to the University of Chicago as assistant professor of English literature.
As a playwright and poet he was widely known. Among his literary works are "The Masque of Judgment," published in 1900; "Poems", in 1901; "The Fire Bringer," in 1904; History of English Literature", and "The Great Divide," in 1907; and "The Faith Healer," in 1909. He also edited many English classics. In 1901 he published a volume of poems the most famous of which is "An Ode in Time of Hesitation."