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October 2016: Isle of Purbeck

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W G Grace Quotes

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'Never read print, it spoils one's eye for the ball.'

'I should like to say that good batsman are born, not made; but my long experience comes up before me, and tells me that it is not so.'

'A cricketer's life is a life of splendid freedom, healthy effort, endless variety, and delightful good fellowship'

Born in Bristol, Bristol
Died in London
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Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim. - Bertrand Russell
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On this day:
Gulliverís Travels Published - 1726, Woolwich Tunnel Opens - 1912, Churchill becomes PM again - 1951, Beatles Receive MBEs - 1965, Last Natural Smallpox Case - 1977
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