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"The Principal neither knew nor would have wished to know. Parting from his pupils when they were fourteen, he forgot they had developed into men. They seemed to him a race small but complete, like the New Guinea pygmies, 'my boys'." Part 1, Chapter 1, pg. 4

"Maurice liked his home, and recognized his mother as the presiding genius. Without her there would be no soft chairs or food or easy games, and he was grateful to her for providing so much, and loved her." Part 1, Chapter 2, pg. 10

"He had lost the precocious clearness of the child which transfigures and explains the universe, offering answers of miraculous insight and beauty." Part 1, Chapter 3, pg. 14

"Durham didn't dislike him, he was sure. That was all he wanted. One thing at a time. He didn't so much as have hopes, for hope distracts, and he had a great deal to see to."
Part 1, Chapter 6, pg...

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Maurice from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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