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  • n. Plural form of Harrovian.


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  • Only an eminent Victorian could call the wholesale transportation to far-flung colonial settlements in Canada, Africa, India and Australasia of old Harrovians, Anglicanism, the British army and afternoon tea as "mere".

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  • What would then happen is not that Wykehamists, Harrovians and Paulines would be queuing up to get into the Herbert Morrison Academy in Tower Hamlets, but rather they would be educated abroad - in some cases - or more likely there would be a rush of interest in schools in the wealthier areas of the home counties and beyond as people relocated.

    Ironic Ducks

  • Harrovians_ with another school story, _Loose Ends_ (HUTCHINSON).

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, June 4, 1919.

  • Arnold Lunn's novel, _The Harrovians_, should have been published, as no previous school story had done it stripped school life of sentiment, and

    The Loom of Youth

  • Old Harrovians wrote to the papers, saying that they had been at Harrow for six years, and that the conversation was, except in a few ignoble exceptions, pure and manly, and that the general atmosphere was one of clean, healthy broadmindedness.

    The Loom of Youth

  • In the wainscotting of the famous schoolroom are the carvings cut by many generations of Harrovians, among them being the names of Peel,

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  • A volume of reminiscences which will be interesting to old Harrovians and to many of the general public.

    The Wallypug in London

  • To John's dismay, the Harrovians (including Cæsar) on the top of the Scaife coach became noisy.

    The Hill A Romance of Friendship

  • John was obsessed, inebriated, with the number of Harrovians, each of whom had once felt strange and shy like himself.

    The Hill A Romance of Friendship

  • In the Fourth Form Room the stranger may read their names carved in oak, and they are carved also in the hearts of all ardent Harrovians.

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