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THERE STUDIOUS LET ME SIT
AND HOLD HIGH CONVERSE WITH THE MIGHTY DEAD
[Thomson.]

 
     In the southern bay: eight floral bosses similar to those 
in the central bay; eight field bosses, grotesques from the 
Harleian MS. No. 928 in the British Museum; three field 
bosses, three grotesques from fifteenth century manuscript 
Heures de Philippe le Bon (Bibl. net. ms. lat., 10538-); 
one figure from a sixteenth century arithmetic, Arithmetices 
introdvctio ex uarijs authoribus, 1542.
     The panels under the east windows continue the names 
of the librarians:
              Edward Claudius Herrick, 1843-1858.
              Daniel Colt Gilman, 1858-1865.
              Addison Van Name, 1865-1905.
               John Christopher Schwab, 1905-1916.
              Andrew Keogh, 1916-.
     Janitors' closet at the left of the entrance to the Reading 
Room, with a mop and pail, and a broom and brush over the 
door.
    Small window at the right with a knight.

Delivery desk [Vaults D and B] .

     Inscription on the front of the desk:

MANY SHALL RUN TO AND FRO, AND KNOWLEDGE SHALL BE
INCREASED

[Daniel XII, 4.]
 
     The ridge bosses adjacent to the central vault of the
Crossing are grotesques from Milemete, and two are the 
arms and device of Grolier. The boss in the last arch of 
Vault D is an animal from the cover of Queen Melissenda's 
Psalter, and the remaining field bosses are writing materials:



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