Henry Newbolt Quote
“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!”
Describing a game of cricket
The island race (1898 edition)
The Island Race (1898).
Picture Source: WikipediaHenry Newbolt
Born: June 6, 1862
Died: April 19, 1938 (aged 75)
Bio: Sir Henry John Newbolt, CH was an English poet. He is best remembered for Vitaï Lampada.
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