I would allow no boy to go out except in pairs under a master. I told them I could not accept office on such terms, that the school I hoped to govern was a public school, not a private one, and I would try to govern it by means of prefects.
A History of Marlborough College During Fifty Years, from Its Foundation to ... - Page 138
by Arthur Granville Bradley, Arthur Charles Champneys, John Ward Baines - 1893 - 323 pages
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