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The Harvard Bullentin: A December sampler

Harvard's all-male dining clubs.

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The excuse of all this male togetherness is a learned paper and it is taken seriously at least by the speaker who is in position of producing up to snuff. Respectably enough drinks and copious eating usually precede the presentation nowadays. But in two of the clubs said to be modeled on English tradition high tea and all that the paper comes before the ultimate pleasure the business being out of the way to allow for serious matters. I discovered that one of these clubs came to this sensible design late in its annuals, when on one occasion the speaker, happily bibulous found that the pointer he has brought along to illustrate his talk could he better used to hold himself up right.

From When is an anachronism always a Pleasure.

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