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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 Way the Crow Flies: A Novel

Ann-Marie MacDonald - Fiction - 2009 - 736 pages
...collect frosted epaulettes. He doesn't know what to do. He only knows what he has done. "... 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!'" Sir Henry Newbolt, 1862-1938 FLEXIBLE RESPONSE "Bobby?" "Yeah?" "I don't want...
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Elite, Männlichkeit und Krieg: Tübinger und Cambridger Studenten 1900-1929

Sonja Levsen - History - 2006 - 411 pages
...a 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 the square that broke;...
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Creating Citizens: History and Identity in Alberta's Schools, 1905-1980

Amy Jeanette Von Heyking - Education - 2006 - 216 pages
...blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, Nor 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 broke,...
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Last Dance

Carolyn McCrae - 2007 - 304 pages
...born. Of the cricket match, the people, the sunshine. "You mustn't think it was all bad." 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 "P/ay up! Play up! And play the game!"...
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Our Gallant Doctor: Enigma and Tragedy : Surgeon Lieutenant George Hendry ...

James Goodwin - History - 2007 - 280 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 broke;...
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Told in gallant stories: Erinnerungsbilder des Krieges in britischen Kinder ...

Dorothea Flothow - Children's literature, English - 2007 - 302 pages
...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 his Captain's band on bis shoulder smote 'Play up! Play up! and Play the game!' The sand of the desert is sodden...
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Medical Art and Indianapolis Medical Journal, Volume 24, Issue 9

Medicine - 1921
...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 broke...
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Cornell Science Leaflet, Volumes 9-11

Agriculture - 1915
...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 broke...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 48

Nineteenth century - 1900
...bumping pitch and a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of the ribboned coat, Or the selfish hope of a season's fame,...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 the square that...
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