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An Eton boy

James Milnes Gaskell

An Eton boy

being the letters of James Milnes Gaskell from Eton and Oxford, 1820-1830.

by James Milnes Gaskell

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Published by Constable and company ltd. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsGaskell, Charles Milnes, 1908-, Gaskell, Mary Brandreth, d. 1845., Hallam, Arthur Henry, 1811-1833
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA565.G26 A4 1939
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 223, [1] p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21924909M
LC Control Number39025065

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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. An Index to M.R. James's Eton and King's (Frontispiece to Eton and King's). Anyone who owns a copy of M.R. James's memoirs, Eton and King's: Recollections, Mostly Trivial (Williams & Norgate, ), will probably be aware of the fact that it has no become frustrated with the time we wasted trying, and often failing, to find a particular reference or section in the volume, we.

  A boy’s first duty, upon entering the school, was to pass an examination before his superiors on the contents of the book, whereupon he would be accepted, quite easily into the fold of the school–save if he were a complete rotter. An Eton boy said yesterday: "It's a jolly good thing the most common form of punishment at Eton is caning by the head of the house. At least that costs nothing. "Only the head master and lower master (head of the junior boys) can 'swipe.' Six is the usual number of strokes.


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New Boy Guide We look forward to welcoming you to Eton and hope the following pages give you a flavour of what to expect when you first join. All of the 1, boys at Eton are full-time boarders and you’ll either join a house or College, usually with around ten other new boys who are all F Blockers.

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Lippincott in ?. Book will be printed in black and white, with grayscale images. Book will be 6 inches wide by 9 inches tall and soft cover bound. Any foldouts will be scaled to page : James Grant. The Eton Choirbook (Eton College MS. ) is a richly illuminated manuscript collection of English sacred music composed during the late 15th century.

It was one of very few collections of Latin liturgical music to survive the Reformation, and hence is an important originally contained music by 24 different composers; however, many of the pieces are damaged or incomplete.

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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at When a boy comes to Eton he will join a house of just over 50 boys (unless he is a Colleger; there are 70 boys in College) aged between 13 and His house will be the hub of his life at Eton for the next five years.

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As he told me, he once hit 32 runs in a single over, which to be fair is the mark of a decent player. The Eton List effectively allowed an OE to sew up a place for his son while the boy was in nappies. In the Eton List was abolished and a decade later a uniform entrance test and interview were introduced for all would-be entrants at the age of 11, under which the children of OES enjoyed no head start over the sons of people who had not.

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"A long-term goal" is for Eton to become "needs-blind": to admit any boy, regardless of ability to pay, who makes it through the school's selection procedure of an interview, a "reasoning test.presented his paper on the Eton manuscript, a Sir Richard Terry in the audience mentioned that an Eton boy would raise his hat when he passed by a certain part of the college.

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