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    For 350 years we have been taught that reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man and writing an exact man. Football’s place is to add a patina of character, a deference to the rules and a respect for authority.
    —Walter Wellesley (Red)

    Our graves that hide us from the searching sun
    Are like drawn curtains when the play is done.
    Thus march we, playing, to our latest rest,
    Only, we die in earnest—that’s no jest.
    —Sir Walter Raleigh (1552?–1618)