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" Perhaps there is not a foundation in the country so truly English, taking that word to mean what Englishmen wish it to mean — something solid, unpretending, of good character, and free to all. More boys are to be found in it, who issue from a greater... "
Lord Byron and Some of His Contemporaries:: With Recollections of the Author ... - Page 124
by Leigh Hunt - 1828
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The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt

Thornton Leigh Hunt - 1860 - 452 pages
...did, among six hundred others, and know as little of the very neighbourhood as the world does of him. Perhaps there is not a foundation in the country so...issue from a greater variety of ranks, than in any school in the kingdom; and as it is the most various, so it is the largest, of all the free schools....
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The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt - Authors, English - 1860 - 412 pages
...did, among six hundred others, and know as little of ihe very neighbourhood ns the world does of him. Perhaps there is not a foundation in the country so...boys are to be found in it, who issue from a greater variuty of ranks, than in any school in the kingdom; and as it is the most various, BO it is the largest,...
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The Great Schools of England: An Account of the Foundation, Endowments, and ...

Howard Staunton - Education - 1865 - 517 pages
...When he condescended to hit us with the cane, he made a face as if he were taking a dose of physic." " Perhaps there is not a foundation in the country so...wish it to mean— something solid, unpretending, and free to all. More boys are to be found in it who issue from a greater variety of ranks, than in...
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The Great Schools of England: An Account of the Foundation, Endowments, and ...

Howard Staunton - Education - 1865 - 517 pages
...When he condescended to hit us with the cane, he made a face as if he were taking a dose of physic." " Perhaps there is not a foundation in the country so...wish it to mean — something solid, unpretending, and free to all. More boys are to be found in it who issue from a greater variety of ranks, than in...
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The Great Schools of England

Howard Staunton - Education - 1869 - 596 pages
...When he condescended to hit us with the cane, he made a face as if he were taking a dose of physic. " Perhaps there is not a foundation in the country so truly English, taking that LAMB;' GEORGE DTEE;* JAMES WHITE ;• JAMES SCHOLI word to mean what Englishmen wish it to mean —...
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The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt - 1870 - 412 pages
...very neighbourhood as the world does of him. . , 4 Perhaps there is not a foundation in the country BO truly English, taking that word to mean what Englishmen...and free to all. More boys are to be found in it, whp issue from a greater variety of ranks, than in any school in the kingdom; and as it is the most...
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The Southern Magazine, Volume 13

1873
...almost monastic succession." • Leigh Hunt, another of the eminent pupils of the school, says : " Perhaps there is not a foundation in the country so truly English, taking that word to mean something solid, unpretending, and free to all. More boys are to be found in it who issue from a greater...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 26

Henry Barnard - Education - 1876
...Hospital, and in his autobiography bears just and discriminating testimony to the value of the institution. Perhaps there is not a foundation in the country so...of ranks, than in any other school in the kingdom: end as it is the most various, so it is the largest, of all the free schools. Nobility do not go there...
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Lamb's Essays: A Biographical Study

Charles Lamb - 1891 - 281 pages
...CHRIST'S HOSPITAL, AND THE CHARACTER OF THE CHRIST'S HOSPITAL BOYS. [Gentleman's Magazine, June, 1813] PERHAPS there is not a foundation in the country so...variety of ranks, than in any other school in the kingdoms and as it is the most various, so it is the largest, of all the free schools .... The boys...
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The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt - Authors, English - 1891 - 412 pages
...did, among six hundred others, and know as little of the very neighbourhood as the world does of him. Perhaps there is not a foundation in the country so...unpretending, of good character, and free to all. Wore boys are to be found in it, who issue from a greater variety of ranks, than in any school in the...
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