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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 Citizen, Volumes 3-4

University extension - 1898
...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 hand on Ms Shoulder smote "Play up! play up!" and play the game!" The sand of the desert is sodden red, —...
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English Field Hockey for Men and Women: Official Publication of the A.F.H.A ...

Field hockey - 1902 - 59 pages
...play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of the ribboned coat, Or the selfish hope of the 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 the square that broke;...
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The Athlete's Garland: A Collection of Verse of Sport and Pastime

English poetry - 1905 - 245 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...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the National ..., Volume 16

National Association of Life Underwriters - Life insurance - 1905
...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 nn bis ihoulder smote " Play up! play up! and play the game!" The sand of the desert is sodden...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the National ..., Volume 16

National Association of Life Underwriters - Life insurance - 1905
...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 hla Captain's hand on his aboulder smote " Play up! play up! and play the game! " The sand of the desert...
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The Public Schools from Within: A Collection of Essays on Public School ...

PUBLIC SCHOOLS. - Education - 1906 - 300 pages
...to win ; And a bumping pitch and a blinding light, And 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 ! " It may be doubted in passing whether it is as common for cricket as for other...
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An Introduction to Good Poetry

E. F. Davidson - English poetry - 1906 - 100 pages
...blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it 's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, 5 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 broke;...
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The Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 56

Education - 1907
...one flying belt adjusted, and there is a step forward to the final harmony." THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME. There's a breathless hush in the Close tonight —...hand on his shoulder smote — "Play up ! play up ! and play the game Ohio Educational Monthly. The sand of the desert is sodden red, — Red with the...
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University of Toronto Monthly, Volume 7

1906
...match to win — A bumping pitch and 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...fame, But his Captain's hand on his shoulder smote — The sand of the desert is sodden red. — Red with the wreck of a square that broke : — The Catling's...
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Clifton Chapel: And Other Poems

Sir Henry John Newbolt - 1908 - 39 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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