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A History Of Giggleswick School

Auhtor: Edward Allen Bell

Language: english
Published: 1912

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Review by C. F. Hill, October 2008


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Summary of the Book 'A History Of Giggleswick School':

A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient Greece is titled The Roman Pest he calls the Catholic Inquisition the act of insane religious fanatic and he says that people who question public spending on scientific research are intellectual cripples who drivel about too much technology because technology has wounded them with the ultimate insult: They cant understand it any more.

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... made their fame in the world without. Headmasters and Ushers have passed their lives here, but few were ambitious. Giggleswick was their haven of old ...
... of the sixteenth century Original Sin had become an important factor in the theories of the expert, and its presence is marked in the Giggleswick Ancient ...
... the Master from the expense and allow the gifts to be pure it. Unfortunately no record has been traced of any gifts though there are entries in the ...
... by Ephraim Udall. [Illustration: REV. JOSIAS SHUTE, B.D.]. He was a skilled Hebrew scholar a language which he had probably begun to study at Giggleswick, ...
... life had attracted him, but it never did. He had left it, while quite young, to become Rector of Musgrave, Cumberland, at 80 a year. In 1805 he ...
... pursuance of the sd Charter, authorizing them to engage more assistants at the sd School to teach different branches of literature. The Governors propose ...
... at Magdalen 1787, and settled down at Bolton Rectory in 1789. His literary tastes brought him the friendship of Wordsworth, and he became famous ...
... for the convenience of his people to carry on the repairs that are to be done to the dog-kennel: in order to make it habitable for some of Mr. Armistead's ...
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... Ten of these were boarders, of whom nine lived in the Usher's House, one with the Headmaster. There was one day boarder nine lodged with strangers, ...
... fees might be remitted for similar reasons and to a limited extent. If the state of the Trust Funds permitted, a leaving Exhibition, to be called ...
... had fought amongst the foremost in the struggle for a new Scheme. Sir James Shuttleworth came to Giggleswick free from local prejudice and trained in ...
... were dealt with by the boys themselves. There was great opposition to the innovation on the part of the boys, and as a consequence the system ...
... of 1911 on the Football Field, and a remarkably fast wicket was obtained. During Mr. Vaughan's time the Athletics of the School had not been maintained ...
... Traces of the seal of S. Leigh and a portion of that of L. Bate still remain.]. West riding com. Ebor. Possessiones nuper Canterie vocate Roode ...
... in the absence of the said master and usher shall not obey the two prepositors, by the master to be appointed for order and quyetnes of the said Schole, ...
... ther heirs and assignes, rattifyeing and alloweing whatsoever the said Attorneys shall doe therin. In wittnes wherof the parties afforesaid to these ...
... be either. (i) a single payment, or. (ii) a series of payments extending over not more than four years,. and in either case shall not exceed ...
... A.R.A., 203. Frankland, Jane, 67 John, 67 Richard, 67, 68 -, 48. Free School, 27, 79, 160, 176, 177, 178. Fulmodestone, 49. Garforth, ...
... Skipton and the Cliffords, Studley and The De Greys, Templenewsam and the Knight Templars, Upleatham and the Bruces and Zetlands, Wentworth and the ...