"Eliot offered me the other day the whole department (i.e. this physiology and...anatomy) for next year. But I told him I had resolved to fight it out on the line of mental science, & with such arrears of lost time behind me & such curtailed powers of work now, could not afford to make such an expedition into anatomy."
|Charles Eliot, credited with turning|
Harvard into what we now think of
as Harvard, had been selected as
the school's president