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We have played our great game and lost it. Yet the loss is not entirely a calamity. On the contrary the character of the play and what it indicates for the future is most encouraging. We have been defeated it is true, but we have been defeated in a game so magnificently and so nobly fought that defeat can bring no shame. Seldom has Harvard been represented so handsomely on the football field; and when we realize, moreover what the eleven has done the last few weeks, and compare its work in former games with that of Saturday, we must all feel an admiration for men who can work with such earnestness and determination. It is long since Harvard has played such football as she played Saturday. We can almost forget our defeat in the remembrance of that exhibition of football; we can but admire the men who can show the pluck and grit that has brought such a sudden change in the play of the eleven. The game was beyond the expectation of the college - from first to last it was magnificent.

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