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go, 91 ; uses of, 105, 106.

Lampoon, 98.

Licentiousness, 43, 44.

Marietta, religion at, 61, 65.

Mathematics, study of, 6, 7, 8.

Michigan University, amount of instruc-
tion at, 23; expenses at, 36; instruction
in history at, 17; in mathematics, 7;
in modern languages, 10 ; in natural
science, 12 ; in philosophy, 15 ; in rhet-
oric, 17; intemperance at, 42 ; pecu-
niary aid at, 38 ; religion at, 60 ; re-
quirements for admission, 3.

Middlebury, amount of instruction at, 23 ',
instruction in classics, 6 ; in history,
17; in mathematics, 7; in natural
science, 12 ; in philosophy, 14 ; in rhe-
toric, 19 ; religion at, 61, 62, 67.



Modern Languages, study of, 8, seq.

Morality, 44, seq. ; promotion of, 48, seq. ;
compared with English Universities,
53, 54-

Natural Science, study of, ir, seq.

New York College, amount of instruction
at, 23.

Northwestern University, amount of in-
struction at, 23 ; expenses at, 36 ;
pecuniary aid at, 38.

Oberlin, amount of instruction at, 23 ; ex-
penses at, 36 ; instruction in history,
17 ; mathematics, 8 ; modern lan-
guages, 11 ; natural science, 13 ;
philosophy, 15; rhetoric, 20; intem-
perance at, 42 ; pecuniary aid, 38 ;
religion at, 59, 60, 65.

Oxford University, distinguished grad-
uates of, 137; expenses at, 35 J fel-
lowships at, 107.

Philosophy, study of, 13, seq.

Princeton, amount of instruction at, 23 ;
expenses at, 36; fellowships at, no;
pecuniary aid at, 38 ; religion at, 55,
60, 6), 64.

Religion in foundation of Colleges, 55, 56,
58, 59 ; in government and instruction
of, 56, 57, 58-

Revivals in college, 64, seq.

Rhetoric, study of, 18, seq.

Ripon, religion at, 61, 65.

Rowing Association, 84.

Smith College, expenses at, 35 ; religion
at, 65.

Societies, literary, advantages of, 70 ;
defects of, 71 ; secret, advantages of,
77 ; evils of, 78 ; expenses of, 76 ;
religion, 63.

Trinity, amount of instruction at, 23 ; ex-
penses at, 37 ; pecuniary aid at, 38.

Tufts, expenses at, 37; pecuniary aid at,
38.



INDEX.



University Quarterly, 96.

Union, expenses at, 36 ; pecuniary aid at,

39-
Vassar, amount of instruction at, 23 ; ex-
penses at, 34, 36 ; pecuniary aid at,
39 J religion at, 64, 65.
Vermont University, amount of instruc-
tion at, 23.
Virginia University, amount of instruction
tion at, 23 ; expenses at, 36 ; pecuniary
aid at, 39.
Wesleyan, amount of instruction at, 23 ;
expenses at, 36 ; pecuniary aid at, 39 ;
religion at, 61, 64,
Western Reserve, religion at, 59.



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Williams, expense at, 36 ; pecuniary aid at,

39; religion at, 61, 62, 64.
Yale, amount of instruction at, 23 ; base-
ball at, 82, 83 ; boating at, 83, 84 ; dis-
tinguished graduates of, 129; fellow-
ships at, 109 ; gymnastics at, 88 ; in-
struction in classics at, 5 ; in fine arts,
18 ; in history, 16 ; in mathematics, 7 ;
in modern languages, 9; in natural
science, 12 ; in philosophy, 13 ; i n
rhetoric, 19 ; intemperance at, 40, 41 ;
journalism at, 92, 93 ; pecuniary aid at[
39 ; religion at, 55, 64, 65, 67 ; secret
societies at, 73.



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