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Thought and language, 39, 214, 219,
Thurber, Professor Samuel, 262, n.
Training of teachers, literary, in-"
Treatment of masterpieces, as deter-
Twice-told Tales," 277.
Unity, regard for, in masterpieces,
Versification, 167, 188, 276, 290,
340; work in, an integral part
of English course, 350; ends to
Vocations, preparation for, in H. S.,
Waste, avoidance of, 388.
Wholes, literary, securing apprehen-
Writing, when to begin, see Read-
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