a public boarding-school and had learning.

Category: Education | Type: Historical | Title: Great Expectations (in Context) | Author: Charles Dickens | Ch: Chapter XLII

One of the great and exclusive schools in England (our private preparatory schools), such as Eton, Westminster, Harrow, Rugby, etc. These schools educated the entirety of England's male aristocracy and most of its political leadership. The bonds and associations formed in the public schools persisted into adult life.

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