Some articles on house, school, houses:
78 Derngate is a Grade II* listed Georgian house in the Derngate area of Northampton, England, originally built in the 1820s ... In 1926 the Bassett Lowkes moved to New Ways, a pioneering modernist house designed by Peter Behrens close to Abington Park ... Between 1964 and 1993 the building was used by Northampton High School for girls, initially as offices but later as classrooms ...
... Houses Official Name Informal Name House Letter Chernocke House Furley's A Moberly's Toye's B Du Boulay's Cook's C Fearon's Kenny's D Morshead's Freddie's E ... College is not usually referred to as a house, except for the purposes of categorisation hence the terms 'housemaster of College' and 'College house ... Within the school, 'College' refers only to the body of scholars (and their buildings) 'Winchester College' and 'the college' refer to the school as a whole ...
... fields, to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house in the Parliament of India ... Currently, the upper houses of the state legislatures in the six states that have them have graduate's constituencies, that elect one-twelfth of their members ... College of William Mary held a seat in the House of Burgesses of the Virginia Colony in 1663, and was supported by taxes on tobacco and furs ...
... Houses may express the circumstances or opinions of their builders or their inhabitants ... Thus a vast and elaborate house may serve as a sign of conspicuous wealth, whereas a low-profile house built of recycled materials may indicate support of energy conservation ... Houses of particular historical significance (former residences of the famous, for example, or even just very old houses) may gain a protected status in town planning as examples of built ...
... 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 idea was decided upon in 1919 and in the school magazine, The Alleynian, of March 1920 the process was described ...
Famous quotes containing the words colours, school and/or house:
“In a borealic iceberg came Victoria; she
Knew Prince Alberts tall memorial took the colours of the floreal
And the borealic iceberg;”
—Dame Edith Sitwell (18871964)
“It was Mabbie without the grammar school gates.
And Mabbie was all of seven.
And Mabbie was cut from a chocolate bar.
And Mabbie thought life was heaven.”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)
“[My father] was a lazy man. It was the days of independent incomes, and if you had an independent income you didnt work. You werent expected to. I strongly suspect that my father would not have been particularly good at working anyway. He left our house in Torquay every morning and went to his club. He returned, in a cab, for lunch, and in the afternoon went back to the club, played whist all afternoon, and returned to the house in time to dress for dinner.”
—Agatha Christie (18911976)