Education: Bronx Cheer (Oxon.)

After a seven-week tour of the U.S. as a member of the Oxford University Players, Robert Robinson had formed a few "unequivocal judgments" about the Americans he had seen. He admitted that they were hospitable enough, but beyond that, deplorable. Wrote Briton Robinson for the undergraduate Isis:

"The majority of Americans I met socially I found to be childlike, equipped with rather more than the usual number of national and personal prejudices, inclined to assess all things—motor-cars and nations—with an uneasy blend of emotion and economics. I found that they tended to avoid standards based on intellect. They did not seem...

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