Education: Tight Little Yacht

In a wall of England's Rugby School is a granite slab with this inscription: "This stone commemorates the exploit of William Webb Ellis, who with a fine disregard for the rules of football as played in his time first took the ball in his arms and ran with it, thus originating the distinctive feature of the Rugby game. A.D. 1823."

Five years later, with an equally fine disregard for tyrannical tradition, Rugby's new Head Master Thomas Arnold picked up another ball. He modified the old master-&-boy absolutism into the prefect system of student government....

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