Likenesses and Contrasts
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W H E R E A S D O R O T H E A HAD hesitated before agreeing to present the prizes for Athletics at Cheltenham College, Frances Mary would have accepted with enthusiasm: Dorothea disliked prizes and disliked athletics; Frances Mary liked both. To Miss Buss the offer of a scholarship to the School or University was both challenge and reward. There were scholarships to bring the brighter girls from the Camden to the North London; scholarships to be won from the North London to Newnham or Girton. When the Haberdashers’ Company offered scholarships of £40 a year to enable the children and grandchildren of freemen and liverymen of the Company to carry on their education till the age of seventeen, four of the first five scholarships were won by North Londoners, ‘a fact’, wrote a newspaper reporter, ‘which speaks well for the judicious tuition of the establishment’.