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|Text=<p>"Oh, then what fire in every vein, /What health the boons of life endear'd, /How oft the call, / To urge the ball / Across the rapid plain, / I heard."</p>
 
|Text=<p>"Oh, then what fire in every vein, /What health the boons of life endear'd, /How oft the call, / To urge the ball / Across the rapid plain, / I heard."</p>
 
<p>Jeremiah Fellowes, "Irregular Ode, Written Near _____ [sic] Academy,"&nbsp;</p>
 
<p>Jeremiah Fellowes, "Irregular Ode, Written Near _____ [sic] Academy,"&nbsp;</p>
|Sources=<p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Reminiscences, Moral Poems, and Translations</span>&nbsp;(Exeter NH, 1824), pages 144-146. Per Thomas L. Altherr, "Chucking the Old Apple: Recent Discoveries of Pre-1840 North American Ball Games,"&nbsp;<span><em>Base Bal</em>l</span>, Volume 2, number 1 (Spring 2008), page 41. The poetry, dedicated to the Principal of Phillips Exeter Academy, was accessed 11/17/2008 via Google Books search "fellowes moral."</p>
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|Sources=<p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Reminiscences, Moral Poems, and Translations</span>&nbsp;(Exeter NH, 1824), pages 144-146. Per Thomas L. Altherr, "Chucking the Old Apple: Recent Discoveries of Pre-1840 North American Ball Games,"&nbsp;<span><em>Base &lt;</em></span>, Volume 2, number 1 (Spring 2008), page 41. The poetry, dedicated to the Principal of Phillips Exeter Academy, was accessed 11/17/2008 via Google Books search &lt;fellowes moral&gt;."</p>
|Comment=<p>Fellowes, born in 1791, attended Exeter starting in 1803, and graduated from Bowdoin in 1810. The verse is about the Academy, and thus the poet is recalling events from c1805. See #[[1741c.1]] for the first of several "urge the ball" usages.</p>
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|Comment=<p>Fellowes, born in 1791, attended Exeter starting in 1803, and graduated from Bowdoin in 1810. The verse is about the Exeter Academy, and thus the poet is recalling events from c1805. See #[[1741c.1]] for the first of several "urge the ball" usages.</p>
 
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"Oh, then what fire in every vein, /What health the boons of life endear'd, /How oft the call, / To urge the ball / Across the rapid plain, / I heard."

Jeremiah Fellowes, "Irregular Ode, Written Near _____ [sic] Academy," 

Sources

Reminiscences, Moral Poems, and Translations (Exeter NH, 1824), pages 144-146. Per Thomas L. Altherr, "Chucking the Old Apple: Recent Discoveries of Pre-1840 North American Ball Games," Base <, Volume 2, number 1 (Spring 2008), page 41. The poetry, dedicated to the Principal of Phillips Exeter Academy, was accessed 11/17/2008 via Google Books search <fellowes moral>."

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Fellowes, born in 1791, attended Exeter starting in 1803, and graduated from Bowdoin in 1810. The verse is about the Exeter Academy, and thus the poet is recalling events from c1805. See #1741c.1 for the first of several "urge the ball" usages.

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