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DECEMBER, 1883.-No. 98.


DECEMBER 9. SUNDAY.Appleton Chapet. President E. G. Robinson, of Brown University, 7.30 P. M.

"Epochal Transitions in Religion."

11. TUESDAY.Law Faculty. Meeting at President's house, 7.30 P. M.

German Readings. For beginners. Easy Stories. With explanation in German. Mr. Lutz. Sever 11, 7.30 P. M.

12. WEDNESDAY.Electricity and Magnetism. Prof. Lovering. Harvard 3, 11 A. M.

German Reading. For advanced students. Wieland's Oberon. A short synopsis of books 1 and 2 in German, and continuation of books 3 and 4. Mr. Lutz. Sever 6, 7.30 P. M.

Latin Readings. The Descent into Hades. Virgil's Aeneid, Book VI. Mr. Charles Parker. Sever 11, 7.30 P. M.

13. THURSDAY.Harvard Union debate. Sever 11, 7.30 P. M. Question: "Resolved, That the interference of the Harvard faculty in athletics is justifiable."

14. FRIDAY.The Cuneiform Inscriptions and the Old Testament. Special subject: Early Hebrew History and the Assyrian Monuments. Professor Lyon. Upper Divinity Hall, 12 M.

SENIOR FORENSICS.The second forensic will be due on Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 3 to 4.40, in Sever 1.-Subjects: 1. Is the minority more likely to be right than the majority? 2. Why is general over-production impossible? 3. How far can there be the same ethical standard for the conduct of states and of individuals? 4. The influence of Rousseau on the French Revolution. 5. Edmund Burke as orator and statesman.

JUNIOR FORENSICS.The first forensic will be returned to section 3 (Lent to Seavey) on Tuesday, Dec 11, from 2.30 to 4 P. M., in Sever 1.

The second forensic will be due on Thursday, Jan 10, from 2 to 3.30 P. M., in Sever 3. Subjects: 1. Is it advisable, on economic grounds, to foster the greatest possible immigration of foreigners? 2. Would it be advisable for the United States government to own and control all telegraphic lines? 3. Did any good ever come from forcing a man to act contrary to his convictions? 4. Has the constitution of the earth's atmosphere been subjected to considerable changes since the beginning of organic matter? 5. Compare George Eliot with George Sand.

JUNIOR THEMES.Theme 3 will be due in Sever 3 on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 2 o'clock. Subjects: A Summary of one of the follow-works: Romeo and Juliet; Othello; King Lear; Ivanhoe; Matthew Arnold's Essay on the Function of Criticism; Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America; Webster's Speech in the White Murder Trial.

Members of the advanced section need not hand in this theme before Dec 20. They will kindly leave it at 30 Grays Hall.

SOPHOMORE THEMES.Theme I will be returned with criticisms on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 2 till 4.30, as follows: Section 1 (E. V. Abbot to Dickey) in Sever 3; section 2 (Dike to J. W. Richardson) in Sever 5; section 3 (M. W. Richardson to Wyman) in Sever 1.

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