Mini Copy Book

International Relations

Guardian of Peace

J. S. Mill argues that free trade has done more to put an end to war than any political union or military alliance.

Length: 54 words

Greek and Roman Myths

Heracles and the Cretan Bull

Heracles seems to be the only one who can keep Poseidon’s rampaging white bull under control.

Length: 59 words

Christian Customs

Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday is a peculiarly British celebration of Christian faith, close family and responsible freedom.

Length: 59 words

Discovery and Invention

A Monument to Liberty

Samuel Smiles explains why the London and Birmingham Railway was an achievement superior to the Great Pyramid of Giza.

Length: 57 words



Cynewulf reflects on the mystery of the appearance of the angel Gabriel to Mary.

Length: 60 words

Lives of the Saints

The Blessings of Nicholas Mogilevsky

Passengers sharing Bishop Nicholas’s Moscow-bound flight found his blessings faintly silly — but that was when the engines were still running.

Length: 63 words