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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 1, 1876)
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i lion ViolUIt. Botlelt.
Jl'or till! SlUUENT.1
ltcrmomhor mo, tl ni -ontonco old
My ininoM thought convoys.
How much of tn nffecllonV wimlth
I.Ich bill luil 111 Hint jilirntil
Mora tlmn l In 1iu lutnrt-fdt eltjh,
Or oVii wild iniKhlonV Un.
1 iifck but tlilr- wliun I Hill (jonu
Tills lioiiii. UeiiU'inbur mo.
Horn' mlior me nt onily dicui.
Wlion inoniliiK'i' hoImiiiui din
Awiikox thee from tliy sweet rpnot-c.
Thy dnv's work to bi'jjlu.
And when nt yeiiceful evoiitimo
Tin- Min no tnoro you mp.
And thorn nit frond from cvury toll.
Oh ! jilonco ronioiiilior mo.
Kuuiumboimo wlion dnrknuliiR gloom
((( hliiiilowi oor tho onrtli.
And elinnnliifi lilrdf HiolrFOURn lmvo Mine
Of glOPlul Joy nnd mirth.
And wlion Irom out tho i-kloe nhovo
Tho etiii" look down to thee,
And thou nrt t-ilont mid alone.
Oh I thon lemombormo.
llmiiuniui'V mn when trlnl come
To nuke thy young llfo rlroiti'4
l'ltrehiuiee, if thou wouldel think of me
"l'would holp thy lot to (ihcor.
And wlion In dnrk ni-iuufdonV hour,
Spine friend)) mnj fnithlitM bo,
ml thou sliouldht nood it frlcndshl) truo.
Oht (lien ronienibormo.
Pros. linliiu.viii, of Rrown University,
hnsdone a fitting, if not timely thing, in
calling attention to whut ho regards as
smiio of the evils connected with the oxis.
tonooof Secret Sicii'lith in our Colleges
In his opinion, tlie chief objection by
no means lies against tho more faet of so.
orocy. This indeed is of very little if
any real luomcil. He objects to thorn,
First, because of tboir oxponsivoncss;
Seeond, because of tho spirit of clannish.
iicns which they foster; Third, because in
the management of class nil airs, they lend
lo habits of inlrigiionnd tho practice of
the low arts of the politician; Fourth,
they intensify peculiarities of tastes and
habit until those harden into fixed defects
of character; Fifth, their annual corven
lions area serious interruption of college
It is ceitatnly worth while to consider
sonic of those objections a little. Tho
Univority of Nebraska has so far not
been troubled by sccrot Societies. All in
terested in the prosperity of the Universi
ty are presumptively interested in prevent
ing their introduction hero, provided they
arc an unmitigated evil, or. if not so bad.
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