Excerpt from Classical Association: Proceedings, January 1906, With Rules and List of MembersThe first session of the Association was held in the Hall of Kings College at 8 p.m. In the absence of the President (the Earl of Halsbuby), Mr.
S. H.MoreExcerpt from Classical Association: Proceedings, January 1906, With Rules and List of MembersThe first session of the Association was held in the Hall of Kings College at 8 p.m. In the absence of the President (the Earl of Halsbuby), Mr. S. H. Butcher took the Chair.The minutes of the last meeting were read by Professor J.
P. Postgate (Honorary Secretary), and confirmed.The Chairman. - Ladies and gentlemen, hardly six or seven weeks ago the Council welcomed with gratitude and satisfaction a letter from Sir Richard Jebb, in which he consented to be nominated at this meeting for the office of President. Now we all lament his death. The grief felt by the Classical Association is shared by the whole world of letters and scholarship. Striking expression has already been given by many bodies to the profound sense of public loss- and our own outgoing President, the late Lord Chancellor, wrote immediately to Lady Jebb conveying to her our deep sympathy and sorrow.
Not a few of us here to-day can claim to have been personal friends of Sir Richard Jebb, and what it is to have been the friend of a man so lovable and so beloved I cannot trust myself to say. Many of us in the old days at Cambridge attended his famous Sophocles lectures, and all of us have been in some sense his disciples.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work.
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