"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Patriotism and national service were once glorified on the Ivy League campus. Of the 20th Massachusetts Volunteers, the "Harvard Regiment," with which Oliver Wendell Holmes served with distinction in the Civil War, it was said: "The Twentieth has no poetry in a fight."
See also this tribute to Andover alumni lost in the Great War. A passage by George Eliot heads the Roll of Honor commemorating:
Those immortal dead who live again
In minds made better by their presence:
Live in pulses stirred to generosity,
In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn
For miserable aims that end with self.