Sunday, September 4, 2011

Thomas Hughes

"It's more than a game. It's an institution"
Thomas Hughes

WHO: Thomas Hughes was a British jurist, reformer, and novelist born in 1822. He died at the age of 73 in 1896.

WHERE: This quote comes from the novel Tom Brown’s Schooldays - pt. 2, chapter 7- based on his school experiences at Rugby School. 

WHEN: Thomas Hughes wrote Tom Brown’s Schooldays in 1857.

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