Tom Brown's School Days

Tom Brown's School Days

by Thomas Hughes
     
 

"I'm the Poet of White Horse Vale, sir, With liberal notions under my cap."—Ballad The Browns have become illustrious by the pen of Thackeray and the pencil of Doyle, within the memory of the young gentlemen who are now matriculating at the universities. Notwithstanding the well-merited but late fame which has now fallen upon them, any one at all acquainted… See more details below

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"I'm the Poet of White Horse Vale, sir, With liberal notions under my cap."—Ballad The Browns have become illustrious by the pen of Thackeray and the pencil of Doyle, within the memory of the young gentlemen who are now matriculating at the universities. Notwithstanding the well-merited but late fame which has now fallen upon them, any one at all acquainted with the family must feel that much has yet to be written and said before the British nation will be properly sensible of how much of its greatness it owes to the Browns. For centuries, in their quiet, dogged, homespun way, they have been subduing the earth in most English counties, and leaving their mark in American forests and Australian uplands. Wherever the fleets and armies of England have won renown, there stalwart sons of the Browns have done yeomen's work.

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ISBN-13:
2940016281421
Publisher:
Library of Alexandria
Publication date:
02/09/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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