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Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, no. 41, March, 1861

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1861
Language: English
Wordcount: 88,227 / 260 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 41.9
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 632
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8152
Genre: Periodical
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ranks of life,--though eminent scholars, physicians, or jurists have been sometimes raised immediately to an academical seat. After a few years, five or more, the _Privat-Docent_ who has met with a reasonable degree of success may hope for a professorship,--though many able men have remained in this inferior position for long years, some even for life. If their hearers are but few, they resort to private lessons, to book-making, anything that will aid them in maintaining their position, always with the hope that "something must turn up."

The _Privat-Docent_ system, though condemned by some, has been much extolled by many German writers. It is, say the latter, a warranty for the freedom of teaching, no slight point In a country where all is subservient to the political rulers, forming men for the professorship, and giving them a confidence in their own powers, as they must rely exclusively for their support on the income they receive from their hearers. From among their number are chosen those constituting

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