Harrovian

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Harrovian

(həˈrəʊvɪən)
n
(Education) a person educated at Harrow School
adj
(Education) of or concerning Harrow
[C19: from New Latin Harrōvia Harrow + -an]
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He mentioned Arnold Lunn (1888-1974) and his "disconcerting counterblast to the sentiment of generations" (Tradition 212), a novel entitled The Harrovians (1913).
Nevertheless, the roll-call of eminent Bedales alumni is distinctively different from the lists of equally well-healed Old Etonians and Harrovians. Sure, there's the usual sprinkling of ambassadors and MPs, but many more from what we might call the arts.
Winston Churchill and Benedict Cumberbatch are both old Harrovians and in the first of this new behind-the-scenes series we meet some of the Shells, as the new boys are called, arriving as boarders at West Acre, one of the 12 houses.
Winston Churchill and Benedict Cumberbatch are both old Harrovians and in the first of this new behind the scenes series we meet some of the Shells, as the new boys are called, arriving as boarders.
Winston Churchill and Benedict Cumberbatch are old Harrovians and in the this series we meet some of Shells, as the new boys are called, arriving as boarders.
COULD he be conditioned, like Lord Byron, using the passionate pursuit of lithe young Harrovians at three-quarter speed up the wood-chip, until fit enough to swim the Hellespont river, or at the very least to outrun once again an official BHA rating of 60.
After extolling the talents of the typical Greek aristocrat--raised to speak eloquently in public, ride, play music, and compose verses--Lane Fox remarks drily, "He was accomplished in ways in which his modern critics tend not to be." One can imagine the appreciative chortles of a tableful of Old Etonians and Harrovians.
Aah, old Harrovians like Big Mac can't possibly grasp the fact that the layers who beat the Big Three for value are on the internet or require phone accounts and the majority of punters have neither.
To Julian this is the end of civilised life as we know it, with Old Harrovians like himself having the bread taken out their mouths by oiks from Hartlepool or Hackney.
It turned out to be the last hurrah of the grandees; Home was last in a line of three Old Etonian Prime Ministers (following three Old Harrovians).
And that despite the fact that there were |old Etonians and Harrovians and ...