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English Novel Briefly Mentions Base-Ball

Salience Noteworthy
Tags Fiction
Location England
Game Base Ball, Cricket
Age of Players Adult

"Emma, drawing little Charles toward her, began a confidential conversation with him on the subject of his garden and companions at school, and the comparative merits of cricket and base-ball."


 Catherine Anne Hubback, The Younger Sister, Volume I (London, Thomas Newby 1850), page 166. Provided by David Block, 2/27/2008. Mrs. Hubback was the niece of Jane Austen.

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