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Mr. Sidney Lee's Address.

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Mr. Sidney Lee. Litt.D., of London, lectured in Sanders Theatre last evening on "National Biography." He explained at length the scope and purpose of the monumental "Dictionary of National Biography," of which he has been editor. This dictionary, he said, aims to record notable achievements by men and women of British nationality. Since the names of many Americans who have made their reputation in England are also included in the roll, the dictionary has thus the come in one sense a record of exchange of service. A national biography is the most efficient method, the lecturer state, in conclusion, of responding to the commemorative instant of the nation. In as much as it offers a rational permanent and perspicuous memorial of national achievement.

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