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Thomas Hughes

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I want to leave behind me the name of a fellow who never bullied a little boy, or turned his back on a big one.

— Thomas Hughes

#courage #reputation #courage

He who has conquered his own coward spirit has conquered the whole outward world;

— Thomas Hughes

#fear #cowardice

Boyishness—by which I mean animal life in its fullest measure, good nature and honest impulses, hatred of injustice and meanness, and thoughtlessness enough to sink a three-decker.

— Thomas Hughes

#romanticism #life

Gambling makes boys selfish and cruel as well as men.

— Thomas Hughes


Life isn't all beer and skittles, but beer and skittles, or something better of the same sort, must form a good part of every Englishman's education.

— Thomas Hughes

#better #education #englishman #every #form

Remember there's always a voice saying the right thing to you somewhere if you'll only listen for it.

— Thomas Hughes

#listen #only #remember #right #right thing

It's more than a game. It's an institution.

— Thomas Hughes

#institution #more #than

He never wants anything but what's right and fair; only when you come to settle what's right and fair, it's everything that he wants and nothing that you want.

— Thomas Hughes

#come #everything #fair #never #nothing

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In 1847 Hughes was called to the bar and married Frances Ford. A. Hughes also wrote The Scouring of the White Horse (1859) Tom Brown at Oxford (1861) Religio Laici (1868) Life of Alfred the Great (1869) and the Memoir of a Brother.

It had a lesser-known sequel Tom Brown at Oxford (1861). Thomas Hughes (20 October 1822 – 22 March 1896) was an English lawyer and author. He is most famous for his novel Tom Brown's School Days (1857) a semi-autobiographical work set at Rugby School which Hughes had attended.

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