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Thomas Hughes (1822–1896)

Hughes, Thomas. An English story- and essay-writer; born at Uffington, Oct. 20, 1822; died at Brighton, March 22, 1896. Apart from ‘Tom Brown’s School Days,’ and ‘Tom Brown at Oxford,’ which brought him extraordinary fame and popularity, he wrote persistently and capably in behalf of the form of socialism to which he was wedded, notably ‘Our Old Church: What Shall We Do with It?’ and ‘Rugby,’ an account of a co-operative colony projected in Tennessee. ‘The Manliness of Christ’ is a very original addition to the literature of militant Christianity. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).