Who Wrote?

21st January 2005 at 00:00
1 "The morn when first we went to school Who can forget the morn When the birchwhip lay upon the clock our hornbook it was torn We tore the little pictures out Less fond of books than play only took one letter home that the letter 'A'..."

2 "In the long winter evenings, when we had the picture books out on the floor, and sprawled together over them with elbows deep in the hearth-rug, the first business to be gone through was the process of allotment. All the characters in the pictures had to be assigned and dealt out among us, according to seniority, as far as they would go. When once that had been satisfactorily completed, the story was allowed to proceed...For Edward this was satisfactory enough. Claiming his right of the eldest, he would annex the hero in the very frontispiece; and for the rest of the story his career, if chequered at intervals, was sure of heroic episodes and a glorious close."

3 "The roots of education are bittter, but the fruit is sweet."

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Readers can also submit their favourite quotes: we give a pound;10 book token for any used. Please include your address. Last week's winner Navin Patel

LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS 1 Sir Thomas More 2 Antoine de Saint-Exupery 3 Tallulah Bankhead

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