Always at war with both his schoolfellows
and the masters who were unwilling to close their eyes at his frequent indiscretions, callous and obdurate, vindicative and yet picturesque, Beddoes exhibited many of the qualities of a "misunderstood genius.
In a letter to Lord Broughton of 3 September 1859, he referred to an unidentified great-nephew of Cecilia Jenkins as a grandson of one of his schoolfellows
, presumably her brother-in-law Joseph Gulston.
Barrington was very comfortable in urban high society, forming acquaintances with British diplomatic representatives, respectable expatriates and former schoolfellows
of his father residing and travelling on the Continent.
I can't come back and I won't come back Without my schoolfellows
all, For if my master he did hear He'd make it a sorry ball.
The boy shuns the society of others, creeps about alone, joins with repugnance in the amusements of his schoolfellows
The fat kid squatting glumly on the floor of the gymnasium as his schoolfellows
swarmed nimbly to the top of the ropes.
Li reported to her alma mater her career performance over the past two decades after her graduation and exchanged opinions with professors and schoolfellows
I learned a lot from my Yankee schoolfellows
, and perhaps they learned something from me too.
The History Boys had been quietly maturing in Bennett''s creative imagination for half a decade, ever since 1951 when he and seven schoolfellows
were directed by the ambitious headmaster of Leeds Modern to apply for Cambridge.
I was indifferent, therefore, to my schoolfellows
in general' [38-9]); more importantly, the 'old familiar faces' of brother William, fiancee Elizabeth, and friend Clerval, all belong to acquaintances who are now dead, destroyed by the creature--and therefore by Victor himself.
Most important of the characters whom Simon must learn to understand is Fanie, a poor white, epileptic child whom his schoolfellows
identify as a natural victim, but whom eventually Simon comes to understand and value.
For Elmer, the instant, effortless intimacy of the phone call, both promise of and prelude to Undine's body; for Paul, the characteristically "laconic" language of cablese, expressed impersonally in typewritten language, through an inherently distancing medium meant to represent an "unnatural" maternal relation, and to be contrasted with the handwritten letters received by his schoolfellows