Mens Conscia [A School Inspector learn how little English children know of the Magna Carta. Artist: Charles Keene. Source: Our People, p. 1. Was this a typical experience of Matthew Arnold, who turned down a colonial governorship to remain a school inspector and improve pubic education? [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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Keene, Charles. Our People: Sketches by Charles Keene from the Collection of “Mr. Punch”. Boston: James Osgood & Sons, 1881. Hathi Trust Digital Library of a version in the University of California Library. Web. 16 April 2014

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