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"There I learned to keep a straight bat at cricket, and to have a high moral sense; and mastered my fifth different pronunciation of Latin, and my fifth or sixth different way of doing simple arithmetic. They put me into the top class, and I got a scholarship—in fact, I got the first scholarship of the year. At Charterhouse. And why at Charterhouse? Because of ?????? and ????. Charterhouse was the only public school whose scholarship examination did not contain a Greek grammar paper and, though smart enough at Greek unseen and Greek composition, I could not conjugate ?????? and ???? conventionally. But for these two verbs, I would almost certainly have gone to the very different atmosphere of Winchester." (Chap. 3, p. 21)

"Three sayings and a favourite story of my mother's:

"'Children, I command you, as your mother, never to swing objects around in your hands. The...

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