The hall of a public school in Harrow, is a tablet bearing motto “Love and Serve” bearing the inscription, Anthony Ashley Cooper, afterwards seventh Earl of Shaftesbury KG. While a boy in Harrow School saw with shame and indignation a papers funeral which helped to awaken his forthcoming lifelong devotion to the service of the poor and the oppressed” He later founded schools and orphan homes, and laboured unceasingly to Get bill’s passed in the house of commons that abolished child slavery in factories that stopped boys being sent up chimneys as sweeps that secured clearance of filthy slums. When he was buried In Westminster Abbey a hundred thousand poor people lined streets to show their love for the man who had given his life to help them.
Adapted from (Hayes Ernest H, The concise Guide to the 1924 Intermediate and International uniform Lessons p71).

 

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