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Character and Conduct

On Equal Terms

An aristocratic statesman was choked with emotion as he reflected on Britain’s creative social mobility.

Length: 59 words

Discovery and Invention

Sir Sandford Fleming

What George Stephenson was to the railways of England, Sandford Fleming was to the railways of Canada.

Length: 104 words

Character and Conduct

As Good as his Word

Benjamin Disraeli did not make a promising start to his Parliamentary career - but he did start with a promise.

Length: 52 words

Stories in Short

The Knight’s Tale

Two noble youths of ancient Thebes fall for the same princess.

Length: 120 words

Character and Conduct

Sweet and Sour

The great Dr Johnson argues that you catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.

Length: 59 words

Lives of the Saints

St Nicholas the Wet

Two frantic parents implore St Nicholas’s help in rescuing their baby boy.

Length: 58 words