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Tom Browns school-days

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Published by P.F. Collier & son in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Hughes, with an introduction by Arthur T. Hadley; illustrated by E.M. Ashe
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.H874 T30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26270833M
LC Control Number03017909
OCLC/WorldCa9330748

So let criticism go its own way and I will go mine. Tom and his father arrived in town from Berkshire the day before, and finding, on inquiry, that the Birmingham coaches which ran from the city did not pa. One of his more ambitious schemes involved founding a cooperative in Tennessee called "Rugby", in the hope that it could be settled by a band of English gents and working men digging and praying sweatily in harness together. The service works on any major device including computers, smartphones, music players, e-readers, and tablets. The fame of this exploit having spread to the other rooms, and being discredited there, the young necromancer declared that the same wonder would appear in all the rooms in turn, which it accordingly did; and the whole circ.

Fights An unorganized fight with Tom and East against Flashman. The kind mother and sisters, who sewed that delicate stitching with aching hearts, little thought of the trouble they might be bringing on the young head for which they were meant. Then he has been forward into the mysterious boy-future, speculating as to what sort of place Rugby is, and what they do there, and calling up all the stories of public schools which he has heard from big boys in the holidays. Perhaps we could not support the admission by logic, but at all events we feel that we do want to bear about every " identification" in which there is the least reality. Completed in earlythe book was published in April by Macmillan and became an instant hit, selling 28, copies by the end of On his arrival, the eleven-year-old Tom Brown is looked after by a more experienced classmate, Harry "Scud" East.

He quickly begins to follow Arthur's example and also prays before going to sleep. In the second half of the book, Dr Thomas Arnold —the historical headmaster of the school at the time, gives Tom the care of George Arthur, a frail, pious, academically brilliant, gauche, and sensitive new boy. The spirit of his father was in him, and the Friend to whom his father had left him did not neglect the trust. The little matron was wiser, and snatched the caps from East before he could look at the name on them. Albans, and Tom is enjoying the ride, though half-frozen.


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Tom Browns school-days book

Gambling makes boys selfish and cruel as well as men. First there was the consciousness of silent endurance, so dear to every Englishman--of standing out against something, and not giving in. Tom's nemesis at Rugby is the bully Flashman.

This section contains words approx. He never wants anything but what's right and fair; only when you come to settle what's right and fair, it's everything that he wants, and nothing that you want.

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You say you don't see much in it all; nothing but a struggling mass of boys, and a leather ball, which seems to excite them all to great fury, as a red rag does a bull. In order to improve Tom's behavior, he is made to look after a younger and frailer boy named George Arthur. From whence it being only a step to the toffy shop, what could be more simple than to go on there and fill their pockets; or what more certain than that on their return, a distribution of treasure having been made, the usher should shortly detect the forbidden smell of bull's-eyes, and, a search ensuing, discover the state of the breeches-pockets of Tom and his ally?

At ten minutes to three he was down in the coffee-room in his stockings, carrying his hat-box, coat, and comforter in his hand; and there he found his father nursing a bright fire, and a cup of hot coffee and a hard biscuit on the table. There is some evidence that he was a little sensitive, as he once begged an old Rugbeian not to discuss with him the characters in the book.

With huge labour he had, on the very evening of his arrival, managed to fill two sides of a sheet of letter-paper with a. If the Doctor is Go o d and Tom is Everyman, then Flashman becomes the Evil One, all three bound together in an everlasting struggle for the soul of the school.

The story is set at Rugby School, a public school for boys, in the s. The worst of it is that they last such a short time; for, nurse them as you will, by lying perfectly passive in mind and body, you can't make more than five minutes or so of them. Now, knocking over other people's chickens and running off with them is stealing.

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Well, but he isn't sent to school for that--at any rate, not for that mainly. When another boy makes fun of Arthur for being moved to tears by a passage from HomerTom fights him.

Tom quickly accepts all the traditions and rituals of the school, including the fact that he is expected to do chores for sixth formers. What matters to Arnold is that a Rugby boy will, as Tom's father Squire Brown puts it, "turn out a brave, helpful, truth-telling Englishman, and a gentleman, and a Christian".

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