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Excerpt from William Cotton Oswell, Hunter and Explorer, Vol. 1 of 2: The Story of His Life; With Certain Correspondence and Extracts From the Private Journal of David Livingstone, Hitherto Unpublished
As to the general plan and contents of this book, the early pages sketch the family and surroundings into which William Cotton Oswell was born - the foundation of the brave and blameless life,' as Sir Henry Acland calls it.
The Rugby days under Arnold, in the Augustan age of Stanley, Vaughan and Clough, are described by the boy himself; while his schoolfellow, Tom Hughes, supple ments the description with reminiscences in his own inimitable style, and tells of his hero-worship for him.
Of the seven years spent in India in the Company's service, after he had passed out of Haileybury with the highest distinction, the lifelong friendships formed, the hard work, the sport, the study of the peoples among whom his lot was cast, their religions and languages, his letters to his mother speak.
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bound: 302 pages
publisher: Forgotten Books (April 27, 2017)
isbn: 133118908X, 978-1331189084,
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