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warm, his interest in all college and philological matters was so great, that it 
was difficult to believe that his life here was so near its close. He read with 
eager interest Archer-Hind's Phaedo and Professor Allen's revision of Had- 
ley's Grammar, and discussed with relish the last German philological 

His classmates in college envied his power of doing his work admirably, and 
then casting aside care from his mind, when he entered upon recreation. It 
was some such happy faculty as this, which preserved, in an unusual degree, 
his youthfulness and buoyancy of spirit, manner, and face. He retained to 
the last a most charming vein of humor, always subtle, refined, and graceful : 
few men could be so severe in their satire, but his wit was generally kindly. 
His nature was most affectionate. He loved and was loved very warmly. 

We may well sorrow at our loss in the death of such a high-minded man, 
such a brilliant and well-equipped philologist, such a loving friend. 

T. D. S. 


Austin, Texas, Nov. 17, 1884. 
Sir : — As the space necessary for a reply to Prof. C. D. Morris's review of 
my Observations sur Thucydide III (Melanges Graux) would be entirely out of 
proportion to the importance of the subject, I must beg that those who have 
read his review, and take any interest in the questions in dispute, will be kind 
enough to read my article in the Melanges Graux, and especially to observe to 
what extent the reviewer has misunderstood and overlooked arguments. I 
hope, in the course of time, to publish, in separate form, an essay on Thucy- 
dides, in which, among other things, Prof. Morris's views will be duly con- 

M. W. Humphreys.