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This paper was read at the Library Association Conference, Resource Centres in Schools, at Loughborough University of Technology in October 1971. It describes some of the more sophisticated American Resource Centres and deals with a situation a step or two away from general practice in this...
WALTER DE LA MARE, the centenary of whose birth falls on 25th April, was a master of English prose as well as being the supreme lyric poet of his age in the tradition of Campion, Herrick and Bridges. Yet it is difficult to compare him with anyone who has gone before, so highly individual was his...
LIME GREEN and olive, emerald and bottlethe trees of England are coming into leaf again and our woodlands show a myriad shades of green. A legion of poets will turn in their graves if the Forestry Commissioners ever succeed in their apparent aim of substituting serried ranks of conifers for...
ANDREW CARNEGIE would have liked my mother, who for many years presided over one of his public libraries, but I am not sure he would have cottoned to me. Mother, after all, had many of the traits of his mother, whom he adored, and she also shared some of his own qualities. The only things Mr...
KENT is one of the more beautiful of England's counties and one of the richest in ancient history. From the days of early invasions it has been in the forefront of national progress, habitation and culture the number of family seats and landed gentry estates increased each decade, and by the...
THE PLACE Whitehall the time 29 October 1618. An ageing man with a grey beard stands on a scaffold. He asks to see the axe that will behead him.
WHEN WE ARE TALKING TO AMERICANS it is the differences in usage, pronunciation and vocabulary, rather than the similarities, which first strike us. But today nobody imagines that these differences could eventually result in two demonstrably dissimilar languages, as distinct say as Dutch and...
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