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" There's a breathless hush in the Close to-night — Ten to make and the match to win — A bumping pitch and a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, Or the selfish hope of a season's fame, But... "
New Outlook - Page 569
1907
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The Tripled Crown: A Book of English, Scotch and Irish Verse

English poetry - 1908 - 304 pages
...match to win — A bumping pitch and a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it 's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, Or the selfish...hand on his shoulder smote — ' Play up ! play up ! and play the game ! ' The sand of the desert is sodden red, — Red with the wreck of a square that...
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The Christian Pastor in the New Age, Comrade--sponsor--social Mediator ...

Albert Josiah Lyman - Clergy - 1909 - 174 pages
...hour to play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, Or the selfish love of a season's fame; But his captain's hand on his shoulder smote — ' Play up, and play the game.' " Now, if something like this which we have tried to indicate is the nature of...
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The Blodgett Readers by Grades, Book 6

Frances Eggleston Blodgett, Andrew Burr Blodgett - Readers - 1910
...match to win — A bumping pitch and a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it 's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, Or the selfish hope of a season's fame, 10 But his Captain's hand on his shoulder smote " Play up ! play up ! and play the game ! " . . . This...
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A First [-fifth] Reader, Volume 5

Frances Eggleston Blodgett, Andrew Burr Blodgett - Readers - 1910
...match to win — A bumping pitch and a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, Or the selfish hope of a season's fame, 10 But his Captain's hand on his shoulder smote " Play up ! play up! and play the game ! " . . . This...
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Poems of Action: A Collection of Verse for Youth

David Richard Porter - English poetry - 1911 - 259 pages
...match to win — A bumping pitch and a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, Or the selfish...hand on his shoulder smote — ' Play up ! play up ! and play the game ! ' The sand of the desert is sodden red — Red with the wreck of a square that...
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A Course in Citizenship

Ella Lyman Cabot, Fannie Fern Andrews, Fanny E. Coe, Mabel Hill, Mary McSkimmon - Citizenship - 1914 - 386 pages
...match to win — A bumping pitch and a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat Or the selfish...Captain's hand on his shoulder smote: "Play up! play up! and play the game!" The sand of the desert is sodden red — Red with the wreck of a square that broke;...
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The Problems of Boyhood: A Course in Ethics for Boys of High-school Age

Franklin Winslow Johnson - Boys - 1914 - 130 pages
...match to win — A bumping pitch and a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, Or the selfish...captain's hand on his shoulder smote : "Play -up! play up! and play the game!" The sand of the desert is sodden red, Red with the wreck of a square that broke:...
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American Ideals

Clayton Sedgwick Cooper - National characteristics, American - 1915 - 373 pages
...spirit that Henry Newbolt has caught so perfectly in his poem "Vitae Lampada" when he says: And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat Or the selfish...Captain's hand on his shoulder smote " Play up! Play up! and play the game! " One hears at Eton the story of Doctor Keate, the famous head master, who one day...
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Camp and Outing Activities

Frank Hobart Cheley, G. Cornelius Baker - Amusements - 1915 - 420 pages
...win — • A bumping pitch and a blinding light, . . An hour tc; play, and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, Or the selfish...fame, But his captain's hand on his shoulder smote — [Action: The captain steps up to the batsman, puts his hand on his shoulder, and says to him urgently...
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Football Days: Memories of the Game and of the Men Behind the Ball

William Hanford Edwards - Football - 1916 - 463 pages
...a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of a ribboned-coat Or the selfish hope of a season's fame, But his captain's hand on his shoulder smote, "Play up ! play up ! and play the game !" The sand of the desert is sodden red — Red with the wreck of a square that...
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