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.
Quote of the day
“Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.”