Education: The Best for the Fight

"What am I trying to express?" Empire-Builder Cecil Rhodes would exclaim to his friend, the famous writer. "Say it! Say it!" Then Rudyard Kipling would say it, "and if the phrase suited not, Rhodes would . . . work it over, chin a little down, till it satisfied him." In such a way, the great man finally wrote his will, and set up the scholarships* that he hoped would "encourage and foster . . . the union of the English-speaking people throughout the world." Last week, on the 100th anniversary of Rhodes's birth and the 50th anniversary of the scholarships'...

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