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Jepson Field Book volume 66 page 104 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 66 page 104
he vigorously intoned the thrilling words addressed by Spartacus to the gladiators._ - Jan. 6, 1933. _Spartacus to the Gladiators_ was written by Elijah Kellogg, a New Englander. He also wrote other school boy declamations: _Pericles to the People,_ Hannibal at the Altar_ and _Regulus to the Carthaginians._  He also wrote juvenile stories: _Lion Ben,_ _Young Ship Builders of Elm Island,_ _Sophomores of Radcliffe_ and some others. (See Kellogg_s biog [biography] in Dict. Am. Biog.)  _It would be pleasant to remember his name but it could not now be recovered. Even after more than a half century the picture of him standing there on the teacher_s rostrum rests pleasantly in memory. Serious yet eager, steady yet forceful, good-humored and a fine comrade _ I have now only that one incident to remember him by.  ::::::::: Precocious children _The intelligence of superior pupils, as measured by the Stanford-Binet test, drops substantially during a period of five or more years, and girls lose more than boys. _ Graduate School of Education in Harvard University. (Science News Note, Feb. 2, 1934.) -The schooling in Speech. Cf. Men and Manners, vol. 6, p. 188. Referring to what is said there: Of course I have never noticed my own speech as having any particular quality; but I am certain that it is the early training that counted. -The arts of children. Leila Williams and the new pupil at the school. A new girl came to school one day, Carrie Roberts. She was or was thought to be rather more than the ordinary accession to the school, at least by my cousin Leila and so Leila took her in charge completely, entertain[ing]
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