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"A shriller note could now be heard rising from Sir Alastair's rooms; any who have heard that sound will shrink at the recollection of it; it is the sound of English county families baying for broken glass." Prelude, pg. 2

"Paul Pennyfeather was reading for the Church. It was his third year of uneventful residence at Scone. He had come there after a creditable career at a small public school of ecclesiastical temper on the South Downs, where he had edited the magazine, been President of the Debating Society, and had...exercised a wholesome influence for good." Prelude, pg. 4

"I expect you'll be becoming a schoolmaster, sir. That's what most of the gentlemen does, sir, that gets sent down for indecent behavior." Prelude, pg. 8

"You have led too sheltered a life, Paul... It will do you the world of good to face facts for a bit - look at life...

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