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AN unheard-of innovation has been introduced at Harvard. A professor actually allowed his students to take an examination without proctors, trusting to the honor of his men! This was done in the age of "elective" studies, "voluntary" recitations, and reserved-book thieves. It is idle to inquire how this came about. Meanwhile, the query suggests itself, If one instructor trusts his men in Philosophy, why should not others trust them in History, Mathematics, Physics, and what not? Or has Philosophy such a charm about itself that in its sublime presence men will adhere to truth? We suggest these questions to the authorities.

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