(a) Eton was the most famous school of England, where the best type of military training was given to the students for careers in the military, the civil service and the church. Here high values of life were taught to the students.
Thomas Arnold, founder of the modern public school system saw that cricket is the best way to teach the high values of social service, the importance of hierarchy, discipline, courage, qualities of leadership, etc to the students.
Thus, it is said that Britain’s military success was based on the values taught by the public school.
(b) From the given passage I have learnt, importance of moral education in the life of students.