Today in the Frye Diaries, 26 September

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1942: The new term gets under way.

[129] Chancellor Wallace in a sermon quoted George H. Palmer on the death of his wife: ‘Who can contemplate the fact of her death & not call the world irrational if out of deference to a few particles of disordered matter it excludes so fair a spirit?’ Remarks like that don’t usually impress me, but this one does.

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