Education: Unsurprised

It was just a literary exercise published in the school magazine of Manhattan's private Buckley School (for boys). But into his contribution, nine-year-old Kenneth Auchincloss put some of the long, long thoughts of youth. Wrote he:

"Rabbits had been eating our lettuce and carrots for a long time and my father was fed up with it. One day my father and I built a trap. My father thought that we should put a carrot inside a box and attach a string to it and the trap door. This held the door open and allowed the rabbit to come in. That is what...

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