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Arnold Hanger Quotes

Four of the best book quotes from Arnold Hanger
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“If there is anyone here this afternoon whom I have convinced that books are meant to be enjoyed, that English is nothing to do with duty, that it has nothing to do with school- with exercises and homework and ticks and crosses- then I am a happy man.”
Jane Gardam
author
A Long Way from Verona
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Arnold Hanger
character
books
school
duty
enjoyment
English
to be happy
concepts
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″‘Mr. Hanger,’ she said, ‘we feel that you are one of our very oldest friends.’ Everyone clapped like mad and biffed everyone else’s knee and pushed at everyone else’s elbow and snuffled, though keeping straight faces because of course NOBODY had ever heard of the man before except I suppose the Headmistress.”
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“English is what matters. ENGLISH IS LIFE.”
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“Jessica Vye you are a writer beyond all possible doubt!”

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