Education: Sound Cursive

To many a Briton dickered with an old school tie, a high point of the year is the June day when he and his kind flock to Lords cricket grounds to watch the Eton-Harrow match. But last week another Eton-Harrow match was causing comment in London. In the oak-paneled rooms of Eton's drawing schools, 40 framed samples of schoolboy handwriting were competing for first honors in the ancient art of calligraphy.

Like so many monks, the boys of Eton and Harrow had practiced for weeks, preparing fair copies of Wordsworth's sonnet, Upon Westminster Bridge....

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