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406 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHILOLOGY. 

character held in due check by sense of form, and as Public Ora- 
tor at Yale, presenting candidates for honorary degrees, his 
performance of his function was remarkable for dignity of 
bearing and felicity of phrase. 

E. P. Mokeis. 



Thomas Dwight Goodell. 
1854-1920. 

Thomas Dwight Goodell, Lampson Professor of Greek in 
Yale University, died after a short illness on the seventh of 
last July. At the age of sixty-five, he had before him the 
expectation of many productive years, and classical scholarship 
has lost prematurely one of its most devoted and fruitful repre- 
sentatives. Greek literature was to him, in extraordinary degree, 
the most vitally real thing in life and there are few phases of it 
that his painstaking scholarship had not investigated. 

Goodell was born in Ellington, Connecticut, November 8, 
1854. He graduated from Yale College in 1877. After gradu- 
ation he spent eleven years teaching in the Hartford High 
School. On May 9, 1878, he was married to Julia A. Andross, 
who survives him. He was called to Yale in 1888, made Pro- 
fessor of Greek in 1893, and served in that capacity until his 
death. He was Professor in residence at the American School 
in Athens for the year 1894-1895 and in 1912 was President of 
the American Philological Association. 

Such a bare outline of facts merely suggests the varied schol- 
arly activities of Professor Goodell; few men have touched so 
many phases of Greek life and thought as are to be found treated 
in his published work. Three scholarly achievements will al- 
ways overtop the rest, assuring him the lasting respect of the 
world of scholars: his Chapters on Greek Metric, published in 
1902; his Commemorative Greek Ode, with music by Horatio 
Parker, sung at the Yale Bi-centennial ; and his Athenian 
Drama, now in press. The Greek Ode represents his mastery 
of metrical technique, quickened by a creative poetic sense. The 
accurate, almost meticulous scholarship of his Greek Metric 
never failed him, but in the Athenian Drama it proved to have 
been in reality the solid foundation of a deep and sympathetic 
appreciation of the animating spirit of Greek genius. 

More than thirty articles, as well as the Grammar of Attic 
Greek in the Twentieth Century text-book series (1901), bear 
testimony to Goodell's unflagging pursuit of truth and his burn- 
ing enthusiasm for his subject. He was the author of some 



BOOKS RECEIVED. 407 

exquisite sonnets and wrote more than one article on English 
versification; syntax, semantics, and metric occupied much of 
his teaching time and his work in these fields bore fruit in the 
form of numerous papers. But the Drama and Plato were the 
objects of his most ardent devotion. In these centered his 
favorite courses and it is here that he made his greatest con- 
tribution to classical scholarship. 

Goodell has left a record of varied scholarly achievements 
accomplished through years of unremitting toil. He will stand 
in classical annals as the exponent of unsparing accuracy in 
scholarship and as the untiring champion of classical culture 
against the invasion of utilitarian education. 

C. W. Mendell. 



BOOKS EECEIVED. 

Autran (C.) " Pheniciens." Essai de contribution a l'histoire an- 
tique de la Mediterranee. xv + 146 pp. 4°. Paris, Paul Geuthner, 
1920. Unbound. 30 frs. 

Balkan Review. Vol. IV, No. 1, 1920. London, Published by the 
Rolls House Publishing Co., Ltd. 

Bassett (Henry Jewell) Macrinus and Diadumenianus. 96 pp. 8°. 
University of Michigan diss. Menasha, Wisconsin, George Banta Pub- 
lishing Co., 1920. Unbound. 

Butler (H. E.) The Sixth Book of the Aeneid with Introduction and 
Notes. 8 + 288 pp. 12°. Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1920. 12/6. 

Cooper (Lane) Greek Culture. 16 pp. Reprinted from the 1919 
edition of the Encyclopedia Americana. Unbound. 

Crump (M. M.) The Growth of the Aeneid. 124 pp. 12°. Oxford, 
Basil Blackwell, 1920. 6 sh. net. 

Duckett (Eleanor Shipley) Hellenistic Influence on the Aeneid. 
Northampton, Mass., 1920. 12 + 68 pp. 8°. (Smith College Clas- 
sical Studies, No. 1, June, 1920.) Unbound. 

Grosse (Robert) Romische Militiirgesehiehte von Gallienus bis zum 
Beginn der byzantinisehen Themenverfassung. 16 + 346 pp. 8°. Ber- 
lin, Weidmannsche Buohhandlung , 1920. 24 M. Unbound. 

Harris (Lynn Harold) Catiline His Conspiracy by Ben Jonson. 
Edited with Introduction, Notes, and Glossary. 42 + 236 pp. 12°. 
(Yale Studies in English LIII.) Yale diss. New Haven, Yale Univer- 
sity Press; London, Humphrey Milford, 1916. 

Knight (Clara M.) The Change from the Ancient to the Modern 
Greek Accent. — Contamination in Morphology. (From the Journal of 
Philology. Vol. XXXV.) 

Lambley (Kathleen) The Teaching and Cultivation of the French 
Language in England during Tudor and Stuart Times. 13 +' 438 pp. 
12°. (Publications of the University of Manchester, French Series No. 
III.) Manchester, at the University Press; London, etc., Longmans, 
Green & Co., 1920. $5.25 net. " '