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[134] him, but even such details as the hour when he may venture to wash his hands. His times for lying down and getting up are fixed. The modes in which he is to fold his coat and put away his socks are solemnly set forth. If he keeps his rules, a pupil has about fifty minutes in the twenty-four hours which he can call his own and spend as he thinks fit.

No student is allowed to pass the college gate unless attended by a prefect or a tutor. Even with a prefect or a tutor he must not be out at night. A student is not allowed to read a newspaper, nor to have a book in his possession, unless such book has been seen and stamped by Padre Varsi. Reading magazines and other publications is forbidden. A student may not correspond with other youths outside his college. Every letter brought in is read by Varsi, with the sole exception of such letters as Varsi knows to have been written by the student's mother. When Varsi has a doubt, he breaks the seal and reads. No other person-even a father — has the right of free communication with a youth at Santa Clara. Smoking is prohibited, in and out of college. No society or club can be formed without Padre Varsi's leave. Two faults are marked so high

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