Shavian Pamphleteering

As students at the famed University of Glasgow prepared to elect their Lord Rector,† no less a quipster than George Bernard Shaw drew his quill as an electioneer. To the Student Leader, a pamphlet issued by the Labor Club of Glasgow University, he contributed an article supporting for the rectorship his veteran friend of many Fabian battles, Sidney Webb,* sometime Labor Cabinet member and President of the Board of Trade. As the two other candidates were Austen Chamberlain, His Majesty's Secretary for Foreign Affairs, and Gilbert Keith...

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