Education: Palpable Hits

The late rector of St. Paul's School was a man whose voice was sonorous and whose sentiments had style. St. Paul's boys, who called him "The Drip" long before that phrase had its present teenage connotation, never took him to their hearts, but educators knew Dr. Samuel Smith Drury as a man whose broadsides usually struck home. His bustling, benign successor, the Rev. Dr. Norman Burdett Nash, has neither style nor sonority, but he too hits his target. Last week, speaking at the 50th anniversary celebration at Connecticut's Choate School, Dr. Nash took aim at a target he and his listeners...

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