SPECTATOR COMPETITION No. 215 Set by Geoffrey Caston SPECTATOR COMPETITION
No. 215 Set by Geoffrey Caston
The mediaeval guilds were in the habit of demanding from initiates subscription to an oath setting out briefly the general principles to which they should dedicate themselves, together with certain more specific and parochial pledges. The usual prize will be awarded for an extract of not more than 150 words from a present-day oath designed for one of the following : diplomat, poet, taxi-driver,- baby-sitter, film director, civil servant, editor of a weekly.