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A Life of H.L.A. HartThe Nightmare and the Noble Dream$
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Nicola Lacey

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199202775

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202775.001.0001

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An Oxford Scholar

An Oxford Scholar

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(p.22) Chapter 2 An Oxford Scholar
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A Life of H.L.A. Hart
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Nicola Lacey

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202775.003.0003

This chapter details H. L. A. Hart's experiences as an Oxford scholar. Herbert Hart arrived at New College to take up his scholarship to read for the Literae Humaniores degree — a mixture of Greek, Latin, ancient history, and philosophy — in October 1926. Herbert was in many ways well-equipped for his entry into the social and educational hierarchy of Oxford. Though reserved in manner, he was vigorous in discussion. His extraordinary erudition and his familiarity with some of the most beautiful architectural sights of Europe gave him a conversational range and, at least on the surface, a social confidence unusual in someone of his age and background. Both the aesthetic and the intellectual environments which awaited him at New College were to shape his life in vivid and decisive ways.

Keywords:   H. L. A. Hart, Oxford, college life, New College

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