Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Quote of the day...

“No person shall be admitted a member of this College, unless, upon examination by the President…he shall be found acquainted with the fundamental rules of arithmetic, and able to read, construe and parse Cicero’s select orations, Virgil’s Aeneid and Greek testament, and to write Latin grammatically, and shall also produce satisfactory credentials of his good moral character.”
 -Standards for admission to Bowdoin College (1802) from here.
HT: T-19

1 comment:

Unknown said...

As a Latin and Greek teacher, I heartily endorse this.