Some articles on houses, athletic houses:
... All boys are members of one of eight day houses or Athletic Houses as they were originally known ... The Houses were the brainchild of W.D ... The division would be into six houses to be named after distinguished Englishmen of the Elizabethan period (see table below) ...
Famous quotes containing the words houses and/or athletic:
“You know, what I very well know, that I bought you. And I know, what perhaps you think I dont know, you are now selling yourselves to somebody else; and I know, what you do not know, that I am buying another borough. May Gods curse light upon you all: may your houses be as open and common to all Excise Officers as your wifes and daughters were to me, when I stood for your scoundrel corporation.”
—Anthony Henley (d. 1745)
“The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon.”
—Douglas Jerrold (18031857)