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Comment <p class="gtxtcolumn"><span class <p class="gtxtcolumn"><span class="gstxthlt"><span> </span></span></p> <p class="gtxtcolumn"><span class="gstxthlt"><span>Roswell Park was b</span></span>orn at Lebanon, Conn., in 1807, graduated at West Point, and at Union College in 1831. He died July 16, 1869.  Whether he was an errant wight is not yet known by Protoball.</p> t is not yet known by Protoball.</p>
Coordinates 37° 5' 25" N, 95° 42' 46" WLatitude: 37.09024
Longitude: -95.712891
Country United States  +
Game Ball +
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Headline "Errant Rogue," in Poem, Prefers Ball to Study  +
Immediacy of Report Contemporary  +
Query <p>Was "collegian" a term for a university student, back then?</p>
Reviewed true  +
Salience 3  +
Sources <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Selection of Juvenile and Miscellaneous Poems, Written or Translated  by Roswell Park</span>, (Desilver, Thomas ad Co., Philadelphia, 1836),. page 44.  </p>
Submission Note Email of 11/7/2016  +
Submitted by John Thorn +
Tags College  +
Year 1,836  +
Year Number 13  +
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Categories Chronology  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 28 July 2019 17:49:57  +
TextThis property is a special property in this wiki. <p><span style="text-decoration: <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">The Dissipated Collegian</span></p> <p> </p> <p>"Tis said there was a certain wight,</p> <p>Whose mother-wit was very bright,</p> <p>An errant rogue, and even bolder</p> <p>Than many rogues a good deal older;  . . . </p> <p>This wight of ours disdained to study</p> <p>And hated books in soul and body;</p> <p>His lessons, therefore, were neglected</p> <p>Though he as often was corrected;</p> <p>But when there was a chance to play,</p> <p>Our rogue would slily run away;</p> <p>Yet, had he given due attention,</p> <p>(So powerful was his comprehension,)</p> <p>He might have been the first of all</p> <p>In science, as in playing ball;</p> <p>He might have done as great exploits</p> <p>In study as in pitching quoits; . . . .</p> y as in pitching quoits; . . . .</p>
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