Through College On Nothing A Year; Literally Recorded From A Student's Story

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byChristian Frederick Gauss

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X A SENIOR AT LAST Well, I was a senior now. How did it seem to be in my last year? It was in the natural course of events. I had expected to become a senior and it was all 0. K. No, there wasn't the feeling of jubilation that I had in passing from freshman to sophomore year. My old troubles were practically over and it was easy sledding. I knew where I was going to live; I had my room in Reunion; I had my friends. Furthermore, I had my work cut out for me, and I now knew how to do it. Was I looking for more work? Yes, I was always doing that, but it now came without my going after it; and what I wanted most was new work in the way of organizing and starting things that gave me a chance to use my past experience. You remember when I came as a freshman that morning before eight o'clock and sat with my little satchel out on the front campus like a lost soul, and wondered at the fellows in flannel trousers who were greeting each other as they came along the walk toward Nassau Hall? Well, I was one of those fellows in flannel trousers now, and I suppose poor freshmen with lumps in their throats wondered at prosperous me. Any freshman who came as I had come must certainly have thought about me as I did about the other fellows when I was a freshie. He must have believed that I was a prime hypocrite. I was going around like the rest of them, shaking hands, feeling fine to see them again, and saying: "How are you?" "Have you had a pleasant summer?" Did I see any freshman who looked as if he were in just about the same fix I was in when I first hit the campus? Yes, it was odd--I did see one such chap, and college had opened again on the same kind of sunny autumn day. He was sitting there under the trees on a bench near Nassau Hall waiting for the world to ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X A SENIOR AT LAST Well, I was a senior now. How did it seem to be in my last year? It was in the natural course of ev...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217406254

ISBN - 13:9780217406253

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