Abbot Academy - Circle Yearbook (Andover, MA)

 - Class of 1923

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The Abbot Circle 19 2 3 Jfamiltar dSuotattong {Revised) A sweeper in your room is worth two in the closet. Never put off ' til tomorrow what your roommate can do today. The early bird gets the tub. Little proctors have big ears. Out of money, out of luck. Neither a borrower nor a lender be. Hard come, easy go. (Money) To be, or not to be — a Senior. Demerits seldom come singly. Let sleeping roommates lie. A rolling girl gathers no pounds. A walk every day keeps demerits away. Skirts show which way the style goes. Don ' t count on your sheepskin ' til you get it. Forbidden eats are sweet. You can lead the dieters to the table, but you can ' t make them eat. A girl and her hair are soon parted. Walls have ears. Lights will out. fofees (With Apologies) Miss Bean: " ' Go ' is an intransitive verb. You can ' t ' gone ' anything. " English Student (sotto voce): " Maybe not, but you can ' dog-gone ' some- ng. " Miss Chickering: " What kind of endings do we find in Shakespeare ' s later plays besides weak and light ones? " Edie: " Happy endings. " Anne Darling thinks that a refractory table would be nice for the Senior Parlor. Mr. Howe (in musical appreciation, of course): " Where were we last time? " Chorus of Seniors: " Here! " Same: " How many themes did you count? " M. E. Ward: " Well, I only counted two, but I kept hearing a third. " th

Page 78 text:

The Abbot Circle 19 2 3 en Commanbment£ for Sfafaot I. Thou shalt chew gum constantly in class to set a good example for the faculty. II. Thou shalt wear thy skirts long, thus solving the cotton stocking problem. III. Thou shalt cram, thereby solving the labor problem in bug-light factories. IV. Thou shalt clean thy room on Sundays only, for " cleanliness is next to god- liness. " V. Thou shalt feed upon Abbot Specials and Fried Kakes; thou wilt in this manner save Miss Butterfield time and money. VI. Thou shalt not wear thy hat in Andover; thou has too much already on thy mind. VII. Thou shalt lean forth from thy casements to prove thyself ornamental as well as useful. VIII. Thou shalt not worship " Snappy Stories; " read them with art open mind. IX. Thou shalt not study; ' tis not done at boarding school. X. Thou shalt not redeem thyself in the eyes of the faculty, for they are of no consequence. ®fje examination Frantic she writes as though she ne ' er had writ, Cov ' ring the sheet with markings, bit by bit. You ' d think she ' d heaps of brains, the way she goes; She hasn ' t, this first question ' s all she knows. And now she ceases writing with a frown, She tosses back her hair, and thinks and thinks; If she could only guess she ' d put it down But no-- her head she shakes, her tears she blinks. Why couldn ' t she have filled her head with lore Instead of reading trash in study time; She vows a dunce she never will be more, She ' ll study so the honor-roll she ' ll climb. The bell rings — she has fled, now she ' ll have fun. In lime she ' ll come to flunk another one.



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The Abbot Circle 19 " mi tfje Hates Jfflasajtnes ©lit " Little Talk John Martin ' s Book Popular Mechanics Vanity Fair House Beautiful Yale Record Cornell Widow Christian Register Youth ' s Companion Saturday Evening Post Andover Townsman The Mirror Needlework Vogue Pictorial Review Review of Reviews The Outlook The Century Physical Culture Life . Judge " Dottie " Taylor " Ros " Theodore, Charles and Mr. Scannell Prom. The Infirmary (?) M. C. Stella A. C. A. Due Book Abbot Chaperon Mail ' Time Day Scholars Second Floor Front Household Science II " Mart " and " Peggy " History of Art Class Just Before Exams Graduation rom Christmas to Easter Our Athletes P. A. Tea Dances Student Council First Senior: " I wonder why people always have to blow their noses so much in winter. " Second Senior: " I suppose because your nose has to start running to keep warm. " " Lib " Flagg (in Mrs. Bassso ' s): " Have you any tambourines for sale? " Prickett: " What comes with a jar besides pickles? " P. van P.: " I ' ll bite. What? " Prickett: " Earthquakes. " Miss Pettingell (inEnglish class) : " How could we classSydney as a poet ? " Sybil: " As a minor. " Ambitious Person: " I want to study psychiatry when I gel older. " " Ros " : " Oh, don ' t I lake thai in corrective? "

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