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But I think it would be better if we fought in a sporting spirit; in a spirit of English fair play.
You expressed, besides, your apprehension, that the unpatriotic prejudices of my countrymen would not allow fair play to such a work as that of which I endeavoured to demonstrate the probable success.
You belong, remember, to a nation which especially claims to practice the rules of fair play.
She, to give her individuality fair play, took up all manner of philanthropic work and became a member of various rescuing and reforming societies patronized or presided over by ladies of title.
Perhaps, had he known it, he might have credited this feeling of repugnance at the sight of unnecessary suffering to heredity--to the germ of British love of fair play which had been bequeathed to him by his father and his mother; but, of course, he did not know, since he still believed that his mother had been Kala, the great ape.
It is my duty to warn you that it will be used against you," cried the inspector, with the magnificent fair play of the British criminal law.
He believed merely in fair play and square dealing.
It is true that there was not quite fair play between them and their competitors in trade.
Under-10 league champions were Hartburn A while runners-up were Hartlepool Premier A; the Fair Play trophy went to Coulby Newham B; Player of the season to S Depledge (Primrose Hill) and top goalscorer to T Cormack (Hartlepool Crest).
Whitley Bay Boys Club triumphed at under-13 level ahead of Montagu and also claimed the Fair Play Award.
There seems to be a huge disconnect between the sense of fair play that guides those playing and supporting the game, and the allegations of corruption that have long lingered around the management of the sport internationally," he told He's right, of course.
One criteria upon which clubs are marked in the Fair Play league is Positive Play which, according to guidelines, is 'designed to encourage attractive play that will increase the enjoyment of spectators'.