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"Squire [Brown] . . . believed . . . that a man is to be valued wholly and solely for that which he is in himself, for that which stands up in the four fleshly walls of him, apart from clothes, rank, fortune, and all externals whatsoever. Which belief I (the narrator) take to be a wholesome corrective of all political opinions, and, if held sincerely, to make all opinions equally harmless . . .." Chap. 3, p. 47

"If schools are what they were in my time, you'll see a great many cruel blackguard things done, and hear a deal of foul bad talk. But never fear. You tell the truth, keep a brave and kind heart, and never listen to or say anything you wouldn't have your mother and sister hear, and you'll never feel ashamed to come home, or we to see you." Squire Brown to Tom, Chap. 4, p 63

" 'First, there's a great deal of bullying...

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