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ID
cx81
Title
"The Charm of Skating -- A Sport That Makes All Men Equal."
Genre
Essay
Page Count
1
Word Count
1000
Publisher
John O'London's Weekly
Publication Year
1937
Document Types
Full-text Online
Eads, Additions to
Topics
Sport

Bates relates his boyhood skating experiences and reflects on the role of the pastime in England. Reprinted in the chapter "The Frost" in Down the River in 1937. A short extract appeared in 1950 with the title "Exhilarating" in a book called Spice of Life. In John O'London's Weekly (January 8, 1937 p. 616).


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