Let us pray;Jotter

22nd May 1998 at 01:00
And so Osler was able to capture, perhaps even captivate, his listeners. Not for him the necessity of the "teachers' in-service prayer" recounted by David Hopkins, head of the school of education at Nottingham University.

"O Lord, if I die, let it be during an in-service session, so the transition from life to death will be oh so imperceptible."

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