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A.D. Nock, Fellow of Clare College Cambridge University, who is to speak here in the near future, feels that the Harvard Yard has a unique atmosphere which he finds "charming". In an interview yesterday he declared that Harvard is somewhat more extensive than Cambridge University but seems more a unit. In describing Cambridge, he said, "You stumble on bits of it here and there."
Nock expressed admiration for the library system at Harvard and explained that the privilege of studying in stacks was a great help to a scholar. To one who is collating a text or occupied in some other equally fine research the convenience of studies in the stacks is invaluable. He thought that the Widener Library is perhaps the greatest asset of Harvard.
While discussing comparative scholarship in England and the United States. Nock said, "After all there is but one standard of fine scholarship and scholars worthy the name are the same the world over." He finds the scholastic attainments of the graduate students at Harvard very high and he remarked that his seminars with them are among the most pleasant feat- ures of his stay at Harvard.
Nock has been lecturing in many universities in the East and middle West. "I enjoy the travel but I do not like your Pullman cars, they irritate me," he said. He was recently at Cornell and in the near future expects to go to New York. "That is something one must work up to," was his comment on this impending experience
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