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His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury

Nature volume 154, page 571 (04 November 1944) | Download Citation



THE death on October 26 of Dr. William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury, was a sad blow not only to his intimates and his Church, but also to the rest of the nation and, indeed, the whole world. In the short two years of his primacy, Dr. Temple had earned and gained a unique place in the affection and regard of the people. Although erudite he was no dreary scholar; although deeply religious he was not sanctimonious; although a man of high standards he was charitable to others.

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