The History Boys

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"I am your teacher. Whatever I do in this room is a token of my trust. I am in your hands. It is a pact. Bread eaten in secret. ‘I have put before your life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live’
Hector, Act 1
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"Mr. Hector’s stuff’s not meant for the exam, sir. It’s to make us more rounded human beings."
Timms, Act 1
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"I count examinations even for Oxford and Cambridge as the enemy of education. Which is not to say that I don’t regard education as the enemy of education, too."
Hector, Act 1
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"All the effort went into getting there and then I had nothing left. I thought I’d got somewhere, then I found I had to go on."
Posner, Act 2
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"All the effort went into getting there and then I had nothing left. I thought I’d got somewhere, then I found I had to go on."
The Headmaster, Act 2
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'Pardox works well and mists up the windows'
Irwin, Act 1 (Deception and Morality)
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'The new man seems clever' ... 'He does. Depressingly so.'
Hector and Mrs Lintott, Act 1 (Education)
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'There's no better way of forgetting something than commerating'
Irwin, Act 1 (History)
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'fourteen foreskins of Christ'
Irwin, Act 1 (Education)
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'The First World War was a mistake, not a tragedy'
Iwrin, Act 1 (Morality and History)
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'Truth is no more an issue in an examination than thirst at a wine tasting'
Irwin, Act 1 (Morality and Education)
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'Why does [hector] lock the door?' ALSO 'What goes on in Mr Hector's lessons?'
Irwin, Act 1 (Morality and loyality - Boys evade question)
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'Not useful sir, not like your lessons'
Posner, Act 1 (Loyality)
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'It's just the boys seem to know more than they're telling'
Irwin to Hector, Act 1(Loyalty)
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'Disability brings with it an assumption of sincerity.'
Irwin, Act 2 (Deception)
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'Not clever enough, not anything enough really.'
Irwin, Act 2 (???)
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'I never got in, I was at Bristol'
Irwin, Act 2 (Deception)
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'Trust Irwin to lean the opposite way to everyone else.'
Scripps, Act 2 (???)
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'Hector is a man of studied excentricity'
Stage directions, Hector, Act 1 (Deception)
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'He hits [Timms] on the head with an exercise book'
Stage directions, Hector, Act 1 (Education]
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'Whatever I do in this room is a token of my trust. Is it a pact, bread eaten in secret.'
Hector, Act 1 (Loyality)
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'Comment?'... 'Shellshocked'
Hector and irwin, Act 1 (Loyality and intimidation from Hector)
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'fiddling' with a boy
Hector, Act 1 (Deception and Morality)
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'His somewhat unexpected wife'
Mrs Lintott, Act 1 (Deception)
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'No Dakin?'... 'With Irwin, Sir'
Hector and Posner, Act 1 (Loyality)
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'I... I have something I have to... tell you'
Broken Hector shown through fragmented speech, Act 2
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'What made me **** my life away in this god foresaken place?'
Hector, Act 2 (Education)
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'Why can't you simply condemn the camps outright as unprecidental horrors?'
Hector, Act 2 (Morality and Education)
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'Why can they not all just tell the truth?'
Hector, Act 2 (Morality and Education)
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'It's time I went'
Hector, Act 2 (Metaphor for how Hector realises hes not what the boys want or need)
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Timms, Act 1

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"Mr. Hector’s stuff’s not meant for the exam, sir. It’s to make us more rounded human beings."

Card 3

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Hector, Act 1

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Card 4

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Posner, Act 2

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The Headmaster, Act 2

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