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lect the letters that were put on the figures in the book, which he told me were necessary. I began at the beginning to memorize the letters. When the professor returned, and I explained to him the difficulty encountered, he laughed and told me that if the senior knew his letters that was all he ever did know, and he would rather I should learn the problem without the letters than with them; by which I was greatly relieved. Our professor of languages was a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin — a fine linguist, with the pronunciation of Latin and Greek taught in that College, which I then believed, and yet believe, to be the purest and best of our time. The professor of these last — named branches, and vice-president of the University, was a Scotchman, Rev. Mr. Bishop, afterward president of a college in Ohio (Kenyon, I believe it was), a man of large attainments and very varied knowledge. His lectures in history are remembered as well for their wide information as for thei