Tom Brown's School Days (6th ed)

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Tom Brown's School Days. Illustrations by Louis Rhead

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TOM BROWN'S
SCHOOL~DAYS
BY AN OLD BOY
(Thomas Hughes)

WITH NUMEROUS
ILLUSTRATIONS
MADE AT RUGBY
SCHOOL

BY
LOUIS RHEAD
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY
W.D.Howells


HARPER & BROTHERS
NEW YORK AND LONDON
M C M X I

Thomas Hughes, Q.C., M.P. (An Old Boy)

CONTENTS
PART I
CHAP. PAGE
Introduction by W. D. Howells ix
Remarks of the Illustrator xiii
Preface to the Sixth Edition xvii
I. The Brown Family 3
II. The Veast 21
III. Sundry Wars and Alliances 44
IV. The Stage-coach 68
V. Rugby and Football 87
VI. After the Match 112
VII. Settling to the Collar 134
VIII. The War of Independence 158
IX. A Chapter of Accidents 181
PART II
I. How the Tide Turned 209
II. The New Boy 224
III. Arthur Makes a Friend 242
IV. The Bird-fanciers 258
V. The Fight 276
VI. Fever in the School 298
VII. Harry East's Dilemmas and Deliverances 319
VIII. Tom Brown's Last Match 339
IX. Finis 365

List of ILLUSTRATIONS


THOMAS HUGHES, Q.C., M.P Frontispiece
RUGBY SCHOOL—MAP OF BOUNDS Facing p. 3
THE GREAT SAXON WHITE HORSE OF KING ALFRED "10
BENJY WOULD INSTRUCT TOM IN THE DOINGS OF THE DECEASED BROWNS "24
THE GYPSY SCOWLS AT JOE "34
THEY GRAPPLED AND CLOSED AND SWAYED "54
HE WAS CAUGHT WITH A BOX OF PHOSPHORUS IN HIS GUILTY HAND "62
"GOOD-BYE, FATHER—MY LOVE AT HOME" "72
AWAY WENT TWO BOYS ALONG THE FOOT-PATH "82
"AND HEARK 'EE, COOEY, IT MUST BE UP IN TEN MINUTES, OR NO MORE JOBS FROM ME" "88
"GET UP THERE—THERE'S A LITTLE FELLOW UNDER YOU" "106
SET TOM TO TOAST THE SAUSAGES "114
TOM TOOK HIS THREE TOSSES WITHOUT A KICK OR A CRY "128
WHO WERE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THE HOT-WATER CONVOYS "136
OLD THOMAS SAT IN HIS DEN "152
"ARE YOU HURT MUCH, DEAR OLD BOY?" "176
"IT'S ALL SHAM—HE'S ONLY AFRAID TO FIGHT IT OUT" "184
"OH, BE UP THER', BE 'EE?" "198
"CONFOUND YOU, BROWN, WHAT'S THAT FOR?" "218
"BLEST IF YOU AIN'T THE BEST OLD FELLOW EVER WAS" "226
TOM SHUT HIS BIBLE WITH A SLAP "236
"WHAT CAN YOU BE ABOUT, MARTIN?" "244
"WE MUST TRY A PYRAMID," SAID TOM "262
"OH, THERE'S A WHACKER!" CRIED EAST "270
THE SLOGGER IS THROWN HEAVILY FOR THE THIRD TIME "288
"I EXPECT YOU TO STOP ALL FIGHTS IN FUTURE AT ONCE" "292
TOM PUT HIS ARM ROUND ARTHUR'S HEAD "302
SHE HELD OUT HER HAND TO TOM "314
THEY JUMPED UP TO SHAKE HANDS WITH HIM "326
EAST FOLLOWED THE DOCTOR AND THE OLD VERGER "334
IT IS TOM BROWN, GROWN INTO A YOUNG MAN "346
TOM WAS BORNE ALOFT BY THE ELEVEN "360
"YOUR OLD MASTER, ARNOLD, OF RUGBY, IS DEAD" "366
"YOU'VE HEARD ALL ABOUT IT, I SEE" "370

 

COPYRIGHT. 1911. BY HARPER & BROTHERS


PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
PUBLISHED OCTOBER, 1911

 

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This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.