Saturday, September 29, 2012


Filed under: General — m759 @ 9:00 AM

The New York Times  on its print edition yesterday:

A version of this article appeared in print
on September 28, 2012, on page 
of the 
New York edition with the headline:
John Silber Dies at 86; Led Boston University.

The Times 's Robert D. McFadden wrote that
Silber was "a philosopher by training but
a fighter by instinct."  

That phrase was brought to mind today
by a Sept. 25 link in The Harvard Crimson
to Mumford & Sons singing "The Boxer"
in Providence on Transfiguration Day.

There was no Transfiguration Day post
in this journal. Here are parts of the posts
for the preceding and following days—

See also "The Count" from September 17.

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