They've Got Your Number

They've Got Your Number

They've Got Your Number

They've Got Your Number

Excerpt

It was not always so. The very phrase Mental Test was unknown, it is said, before it appeared in an article in the magazine Mind in 1890.

It was about the time the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins was writing:

Oh the mind, mind has mountains: cliffs of fall Frightful, sheer, no-man-fathomed, little dreaming how soon those peaks would be swarming with Hillarys and Tensings and all the most modern equipment.

The quest, no doubt, is an ancient one. Tests such as the Queen of Sheba gave to Solomon must have been common in prehistoric cults. But the first Tester of whom we have adequate record was the Sphinx, who sat by the road out-

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