Tom Brown at Rugby

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Side 215 - Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide, In the strife of Truth with Falsehood, for the good or evil side...
Side 345 - Through winds and tides one compass guides — To that, and your own selves, be true. But 0 blithe breeze! and O great seas, Though ne'er, that earliest parting past, On your wide plain they join again, Together lead them home at last. One port, methought, alike they sought, One purpose hold where'er they fare, — O bounding breeze, O rushing seas! At last, at last, unite them there!
Side 318 - And they went every one straight forward : whither the spirit was to go, they went ; and they turned not when they went.
Side 215 - I held it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp in divers tones, That men may rise on stepping stones Of their dead selves to higher things.
Side 356 - But it's more than a game. It's an institution," said Tom. " Yes," said Arthur, " the birthright of British boys, old and young, as habeas corpus and trial by jury are of British men." " The discipline and reliance on one another which it teaches is so valuable I think," went on the master, " it ought to be such an unselfish game.
Side 77 - Shall I tell him to mind his work, and say he's sent to school to make himself a good scholar? Well, but he isn't sent to school for that — at any rate, not for that mainly. I don't care a straw for Greek particles, or the digamma ; no more does his mother. What is he sent to school for? Well, partly because he wanted so to go. If he'll only turn out a brave, helpful, truth-telling Englishman, and a gentleman, and a Christian, that's all I want...
Side 324 - The Holy Supper is kept, indeed, In whatso we share with another's need; Not what we give, but what we share, ! For the gift without the giver is bare; Who gives himself with his alms feeds three, Himself, his hungering neighbor, and me.
Side 113 - If they can reach and destroy him before he catches, the danger is over and with one and the same rush they will carry it right away to the school-house goal. Fond hope! it is kicked out and caught beautifully. Crab strikes his heel into the ground to mark the spot where the ball was caught, beyond which the school line may not advance, but there they stand, five deep, ready to rush the moment the ball touches the ground. Take plenty of room!
Side 115 - ... with four or five picked players who are to keep the ball away to the sides, where a try at goal, if obtained, will be less dangerous than in front. He himself, and Warner and Hedge, who have saved themselves till now, will lead the charges. " Are you ready ? "
Side 228 - ... what were they all thinking of him? He was ashamed to go on kneeling, ashamed to rise from his knees. At last, as it were from his inmost heart, a still small voice seemed to breathe forth the words of the publican,1 " God be merciful to me a sinner...

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