Education: Latin in London

A few U. S. schools there are which annually impress their friends and bore most of their students by staging a classical drama, usually something translated from Plautus or Aristophanes. It would indeed startle the public if leading newspapers gave these events more than cursory notice. Were a newspaper to publish long passages from such a play, readers would suspect the editor had gone mad. In England the public views the classics differently.

Fortnight ago in London, in accordance with ancient custom, Westminster School (St. Peter's College) boys produced Terence's Phormio (The...

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