The following article was written for the Crimson Kittredge issue yesterday by Professor Copeland, a classmate and close friend of Kitty. Unfortunately the copy was lost and did not appear in the special issue.
Kittredge led our class in learning, through College and until he died. Long before that he became known as a good citizen and loyal member of the orthodox Congregational Church,--the most characteristic church of New England.
In scholarship he had no equal. Not only was Kittredge a famous scholar through the years in English, but in other languages and literature as well.
Most triumphantly of all, this lamented friend was the greatest of English scholars both in his own country and in England.
These achievements did not keep him from being a gay, and well-known wit. Once three of us, undergraduates still,--of, whom Kittredge was one and I another-were accused of doing something required "a good deal of gall." Whereupon said "Kitty,"-"All Gaul is divided into three parts." I have often been credited with this coruscating retort. But it was his.