Playing the Game

Playing the Game : A Public-School Story (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Playing the Game: A Public-School Story When Mr. James Hythe decided to send his son and heir to St. Osyth's, it was with the avowed intention of making a gentleman of him. As it happened this was rendered unnecessary in the case of Hythe junior, since Nature had obligingly taken that part of the business upon herself. Also, though one grieves to have to record it, the fact that he had been educated at a Cheap middle Class day-school did not cause him to exhibit any startling deficiency in mental acquire ments when contrasted with the youth of St. Osyth's, but rather the reverse. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 452 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 23mm | 599g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243289979
  • 9780243289974