Found perchance online, I thought I’d share this with you. For those of you who, like me, cringe at bad grammar and spelling, you’ve just been duly forewarned.
In (one hopes purely sarcastic) response to the following information: “Terms for being admitted to Harvard in the 17th century (around the age of 15 or 16): ‘Whoever shall be able to read Cicero, or any other such-like classical author at sight, and correctly, and without assistance to speak and write Latin both in prose and verse, and to inflect exactly the paradigms of Greek nouns and verbs, has a right to expect to be admitted into the college, and no one may claim admission without these qualifications.'”
“Hay, i took a fence @ that! i thinking hour educations more better then ever!”