Minutes of meeting of the XII Book Club held 14 November 1933

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Meeting held at Eynsham, Shinfield Rd., 20.XII.33.<br/> E. Dorothy Brain in the chair<br/> <br/> 1. Minutes of last read & approved<br/> <br/> [...]<br/> <br/> 7. Schoolmasters in Literature were portrayed by a series of readings from biography and fiction. There were ten in all and they reflected the various estimation in which these beings are held, and were held generations ago. In spite of the dullness, the jealousy and the morbid introspection that characterize the assistant, the profession is in part redeemed by the haloes that flicker around its heads - generally, it must be admitted, very much in retrospect.<br/> <br/> After all, would other professions fare much better?<br/> <br/> We are certainly indebted to the committee who prepared the readings, and regret that Reginald Robson felt it necessary to omit the one he had allotted to himself.<br/> <br/> The readings were given in this order.<br/> 1. From Roger Ascham&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;V. W. Alexander<br/> 2. [From] Westward Ho&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;H. R. Smith<br/> 3. [From] <s>Essays of Elia&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Janet Rawlings</s><br/> 4. [From] T. E. Brown"s Clifton&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Celia Burrow<br/> 6. [From] Stalky & Co&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;G. H. S. Burrow<br/> 5. [From] Life of Frederick Andrews&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Mary Robson<br/> 7. [From] Vanity Fair&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;S. A. Reynolds<br/> 8. [From] Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Dorothy Brain<br/> 9. [From] Jeremy at Crale&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;E. B. Castle<br/> 10. [From] Rugby Chapel&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;F. E. Pollard<br/>"

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Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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	E. Dorothy Brain in the chair&lt;br/&gt;
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1. Minutes of last read &amp; approved&lt;br/&gt;
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&lt;br/&gt;
After all, would other professions fare much better?&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
We are certainly indebted to the committee who prepared the readings, and regret that 
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&lt;br/&gt;
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1. From Roger Ascham&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;V. W. Alexander&lt;br/&gt;
2. [From] Westward Ho&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;H. R. Smith&lt;br/&gt;
3. [From] &lt;s&gt;Essays of Elia&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;Janet Rawlings&lt;/s&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
4. [From] T. E. Brown"s Clifton&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;Celia Burrow&lt;br/&gt;
6. [From] Stalky &amp; Co&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;G. H. S. Burrow&lt;br/&gt;
5. [From] Life of Frederick Andrews&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;Mary Robson&lt;br/&gt;
7. [From] Vanity Fair&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;S. A. Reynolds&lt;br/&gt;
8. [From] Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;Dorothy Brain&lt;br/&gt;
9. [From] Jeremy at Crale&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;E. B. Castle&lt;br/&gt;
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	E. Dorothy Brain in the chair&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
1. Minutes of last read &amp; approved&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
[...]&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
7. Schoolmasters in Literature were portrayed by a series of readings from biography and 
fiction. There were ten in all and they reflected the various estimation in which these beings 
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introspection that characterize the assistant, the profession is in part redeemed by the haloes 
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&lt;br/&gt;
After all, would other professions fare much better?&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
We are certainly indebted to the committee who prepared the readings, and regret that 
Reginald Robson felt it necessary to omit the one he had allotted to himself.&lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
The readings were given in this order.&lt;br/&gt;
1. From Roger Ascham&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;V. W. Alexander&lt;br/&gt;
2. [From] Westward Ho&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;H. R. Smith&lt;br/&gt;
3. [From] &lt;s&gt;Essays of Elia&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;Janet Rawlings&lt;/s&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
4. [From] T. E. Brown"s Clifton&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;Celia Burrow&lt;br/&gt;
6. [From] Stalky &amp; Co&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;G. H. S. Burrow&lt;br/&gt;
5. [From] Life of Frederick Andrews&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;Mary Robson&lt;br/&gt;
7. [From] Vanity Fair&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;S. A. Reynolds&lt;br/&gt;
8. [From] Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;Dorothy Brain&lt;br/&gt;
9. [From] Jeremy at Crale&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;E. B. Castle&lt;br/&gt;
10. [From] Rugby Chapel&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;F. E. Pollard&lt;br/&gt;"</ptr>
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