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The Archbishop's Test

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Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,504 / 46 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 623
Added to site: 2009.01.31 23302

red anything about Holy Baptism, though the editor was present at the christening of his only child, which took place one afternoon, and he recollected that he tipped the verger for opening the church.

Just as an office boy was flying out to buy or borrow a Prayer Book, a girl journalist came in who supplied occasional church notes.

To her surprise and delight she was taken to the editor's room, where a council had been called of any who might help--a clerk interested in "Pleasant Sunday Afternoons," a reporter known to sing in a church choir, and a few others. The matter was rapidly explained, and the girl was asked whether her knowledge of the Church and the Prayer Book was sufficient for her to write a story which would be above the numerous items that would appear tomorrow in the papers. The editor said that if she could guarantee the matter and express it roughly he would throw it into shape.

"Give me a room and an hour's quiet," said the girl with a twinkle in her eye, "and you shal



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