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The cock-house at Fellsgarth

Talbot Baines Reed

The cock-house at Fellsgarth

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Published by Religious Tract Society in London .
Written in English


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StatementTalbot Baines Reed.
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Open LibraryOL21542949M

It was hardly a fair trial. Teachers who had known of 'the bloods, read by the Victorian generations, unjustly associated the good Hamilton papers with the bad, demoralising printed matter of their own youthful days. The present seniors, Clapperton and his friends, carried the thing a step further, and insisted on equal rights with their rivals in all the School institutions. It was a trial to one or two who had listened to see that the names were being put to the vote by Yorke en bloc, without giving them the chance of voting against anybody.

Can you give me change out of a half-crown? That would fetch them! Only three persons, to my knowledge guides and natives of course exceptedhave done that. Issue 5 began with a scholarly editorial by Syd Smyth on the life and death of Charles Hamilton.

There's always something going on. This seems very early and there must have been some reason for it. Fellows apparently did not take in that the song was at an end, for they neither cheered nor smiled. He was a first-class shot and a prodigious long-distance walker.


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The cock-house at Fellsgarth book

Have you never been on Hawkswater, then, with its lonely island, and the grey screes swooping down into the clear water? The owner of the limbs in question was Ranger, a prefect of his house and more or less of a grandee at Fellsgarth.

In this case, we soon learn that the school is deeply divided between the "Modern" The cock-house at Fellsgarth book "Classic" Houses. Edward Baines, a M. Yorke was one, Mr.

I've known boys like them. Inevitably there are ill-advised climbing expeditions, disastrous outings on the lake and a fishing episode in a small boat which provides one of the mainsprings for the plot.

In this case, the rivalry that divides the school does not only involve junior boys like the Tadpoles and Guinea-pigs of St. Most of his stories are about public schools, and it is worth saying again that this is all the more remarkable because Reed was never other than a day boy.

Cut along. He found time, however, to pursue many other interests, physical, artistic and intellectual. This great master relied on the objects of ordinary every day life to form the turning point or the key action to many of his finest stories and there was never any resort made to fantastic creations or impossible inventions as those mentioned above.

Prout was obviously ahead of his time and had one eye on a Wankh award, because he was also the author of Trawler Boy Dick. These, and many other simple, mundane objects gave us all the wealth of writing, the genuine excitement and the well conceived plots which worked out smoothly and convincingly in practically every story.

Syd's conclusion was the perfect summation: "When a man can type out a story with a typewriter on his knees without a mistake, he knows his technique is perfect and he doesn't have to be told.

The last step enables us to hear and correct most of the errors that may have been missed by the other steps, as well as entertaining us during the work of transcription. What did these Modern idiots want to waste the time of everybody by standing there and bellowing!

He looked as droll as he could, and by way of heightening the effect, stuck his two thumbs into the armholes of his waistcoat and wagged his hands in time with the song.

Having purchased a complete run of these comics covering the period from until almostI am very interested in this two page review in Issue 6. Many people have tried to pinpoint the nostalgic magic which surges in the mind when reading these school stories, and apart from the qualities mentioned here, magic is the only word to describe their delightful elusion.

A series of these articles by one of them was later published in hardback book format. Only three persons, to my knowledge guides and natives of course exceptedhave done that.

Talbot Baines Reed

I suppose I ought to have given you a leg-up, and prevented you making a fool of yourself. This ran to about eight pages, and dealt with Christmas festivities in "The Magnet" Office.

One was that his best chance was either to attack the head or the tail of the procession; and secondly, that as the head boys in a form are usually those nearest the front, and conversely, the lowest are usually nearest to the door, the smallest boys would probably be the first to come out.

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You know Dangle as well as I do. But there are many other well described incidents, so do read the book, remembering that boys' slang has changed greatly in the past hundred years. He should not have to pay for his dinner after all! At any rate he would try the next verse, which was certain to amuse them.

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