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Hughes, Thomas

Thomas Hughes, 1822–96, English author. A lawyer, Hughes eventually became a judge; he was also a Liberal member of Parliament and worked assiduously for social reforms. His novel of school life, Tom Brown's School Days (1857), is a classic. Its sequel, Tom Brown at Oxford (1861), was less successful.

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Hughes, Thomas

Hughes, Thomas (1822–96) English novelist. A Christian socialist, Hughes is best known for the novel Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857), a semi-fictional account of his education under Thomas Arnold at Rugby School.

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