The Works Of Arthur Clement Hilton; (of Marlborough & Cambridge), Author Of "the Light Green…

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byArthur Clement Hilton

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1904. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... To-morrow and the next day are the days of the Cheltenham match, the grand match of the year, and the school is in a fever of excitement. In the evening there will be theatricals, in which I am going to take part. I am to act the part of "Julia" in a farce called Ici on parte Francais. I wear a skirt and Garibaldi of black silk, and a white cloth or merino sort of shawl, with a black lace border, which are the property of Mrs. Bright. I have had a bonnet made for me, an awfully small white thing with flowers and cherry-coloured ribbons. I am the wife of Major Regulus Rattan, who is represented by Bolland, the head prefect. There is also a play composed by the masters, the plot of which is taken from Thackeray's fairy tale, The Rose and the Ring. I remember having seen the book a long time ago. It is a capital story. I might have taken a character in that too, but so much to learn would have interfered with my work. I get up at six every morning now and go and work with Moule. I am working ferociously. You told me in your last letter not to sit up too late or turn out too early, but I must do that to a certain extent, or else I should have no time for exercise. Hilton was now sixteen years of age, and the last letter shows us that he had established his reputation in the school as a capital actor, and that he was on excellent terms with the various masters. It is evident from his translation of an ode of Horace, Carm. II., 18, that he already possessed the power of rendering into spirited English a highly polished Latin lyric. It is sufficient to quote but one stanza. This translation is dated August, 1867: nee potentem amicum Largiora flagito, Satis beatus unicis Sabinis, Truditur dies die, Novaeque pergunt interire Lunae. What care I for kingly treasure? ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1904. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... To-morrow and the next day are the days of the Cheltenham match, the grand match of the year, and the school is in a fever of e...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217648983

ISBN - 13:9780217648981

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