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GEORGE HERBERT PALMER. FRANCIS GREENWOOD PEABODY.

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It is with extreme regret that today Harvard undergraduates part with two of their great scholars and teachers, George Herbert Palmer and Francis Greenwood Peabody. These men have devoted their lives to the service of the University, and have brought her fame and honor by the productions of their scholarship. As Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, Professor Peabody has contributed much to the development of the science of Social Ethics, and has given his doctrines wide application through the force of his teaching power. To Professor Palmer, beloved and honored by thousands of Harvard graduates and undergraduates, we write a few humble words in appreciation of the scope of his accomplishments and the permanent influence of his work. He combines the qualities of a great teacher and a powerful thinker, is a literary artist of high distinction and "a philosopher of original sense with a tranquil enthusiasm for truth."

Both of these men combine the rare qualities of teachers and thinkers. Not only are they true scholars, but they are also great teachers with the power to make their philosophy a vivid and vital study for all who enjoy the pleasure of their instruction. Even though we bid these men farewell, we rejoice that they leave behind a priceless heritage of writings that will ever remain a source of pleasure and inspiration for all Harvard men.

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