eld in the chapel.
The college magazine
The Graduate, from which information is gathered. says of it—
Professor Lewis grasped the dramatic possibilities of a dedicatory service in which the bell itself should play a speaking part. The program began with an invocation, and the class song was sung by Frank Lincoln Pierce, who sang it on the ‘98 Class Day. The president of the class, John Albert Cousins, next presented the bell, which was accepted by President Hamilton.
The ode was by Clara Ransom of ‘98, for Tufts was then co-educational.
Passages from Schiller's Lay of the Bell were next sung, and at the words, She is moving, sways, sways, the first stroke of the bell was given by the college president.
Then followed the
Act of Dedication—To Prayer, to Mourning, to Work, to Jubilation, and as the Voice of Alma Mater by the president.
At each pronouncement there was response by the choir and bell. During all the exercises the audience had been seated.
It now arose and joi