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WE can begin the Magenta of this week in no other way than by a reference, at least, to the death of him for whom so many, both here and abroad, are now in mourning. From those who knew him only by his wonderful achievements in the science which to us seems almost to have been his own, to those in humbler ranks who loved him only for himself, - all lament, as a personal sorrow, the death of Professor Agassiz. In other columns will be found a sketch of his life, intended more for future use than as a supply of any present need; an account of the funeral, the simplicity of which was in accordance with his wishes; and the resolutions adopted by the Undergraduates and by the Harvard Natural History Society.

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