Image from page 54 of “Erskiniana [Yearbook]” (1909)
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Title: Erskiniana [Yearbook]
Year: 1909 (1900s)
Authors: Erskine College
Subjects: Erskine College Erskine College–Students–Yearbooks Erskine College–Yearbooks
Publisher: Erskine College
Contributing Library: Erskine College, McCain Library
Digitizing Sponsor: LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation
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ful potentate. The Herald cried, Come, ye barbarous inflictors ofinhuman cruelty. Come ye, and sign a document! Know ye that all men arecreated free and equal! Though we conscientiously advised the august bodyof Erskines lawmakers that the extermination of hazing was an iridescent dream,promulgated only by extreme communists and socialists, we nevertheless tran-scribed our signatures to the proffered parchment. All was then smooth sailing. 48 When the smoke of early conflict and the din of entrance examinations had diedaway, we found five fortunate students in our midst, placarded Sophomoresby the faculty. After welcoming these newcomers, we began to serve ourfaculty sentence of nine months at hard labor, to be spent m cramming andgrinding. Not alone in classroom work, but also in making wickets, in loafingForbidden, in energetic love-making, in declaiming in chapel, m wearing swellclothes, does the unsurpassed and unsurpassable class of 191 1 take the lead. RUFUS A. GRIER, Historian.
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