From the Archive: December 1909

December 1909 cover

The pseudonymous ‘L.H.W.’ gives his thoughts on teaching, in an article he might himself call ‘profuse and extravagant in expression’

A youth with his way to win has got to wrestle along with taut muscles and steadfast aim; but he need not unnecessarily thrust his elbows into his neighbour’s ribs, nor be perpetually on the lookout for slights. It doesn’t take the very least bit of gilt off our own gingerbread to give fair praise to a fair and honest rival, nor thanks for offices well meant if not always just what we desire.

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