Education: READ, READ, READ!

"Read, Read, Read!"

"I have the greatest contempt for the way they teach at Oxford. The only things of any value there are the games that are played. The modern young man has no mental discipline. He thinks he can learn all about everything from casual conversation instead of from books. That is impossible. My advice to him is to read, read, read."

That word "contempt" is one that gives a maximum of satisfaction when spat out by old British lips and it usually exaggerates the feeling of the speaker. But there was little...

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