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" I attended to, while in this school; but there was one thing I could not do. I could not make a declamation. I could not speak before the school. The kind and excellent Buckminster sought, especially, to persuade me to perform the exercise of declamation,... "
A History of the Church in Brattle Street, Boston - Page 169
by Samuel Kirkland Lothrop - 1851 - 217 pages
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Reminiscences of Congress

Charles Wainwright March, Daniel Webster - Lawyers - 1850 - 295 pages
...Webster, rt I made tolerable progress in most branches, which I attended to, while in this school; but there was one thing I could not do. I could not...before the school. The kind and excellent Buckminster sought especially to persuade me to perform the exercise of declamation, like other boys, but I could...
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The Private Life of Daniel Webster

Charles Lanman - Legislators - 1852 - 205 pages
...words : "I believe I made tolerable progress in most branches which I attended to while in this school, but there was one thing I could not do — I could...before the school. The kind and excellent Buckminster sought especially to persuade me to perform the exercise of declamation, like other boys, but I could...
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the private life of daniel webster

charles lanman - 1852
...: " I believe I made tolerable progress in most branches which I attended to while in this school, but there was one thing I could not do — I could...before the school. The kind and excellent Buckminster sought especially to persuade me to perform the exercise of declamation, like other boys, but I could...
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Personal Memorials of Daniel Webster ...

Charles Lanman - 1852 - 68 pages
...words : "I believe I made tolerable progress in most branches which I attended to while in this school, but there was one thing I could not do — I could...before the school. The kind and excellent Buckminster sought especially to persuade me to perform the exercise of declamation, like other boys, but I could...
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Personal memorials of Daniel Webster ...

Charles Lanman - 1852 - 60 pages
...most branches which I attended to while in this school, but there was one thing I could not do—I could not make a declamation; I could not speak before the school. The kind and excellent Buckminster sought especially to persuade me to perform the exercise of declamation, like other boys, but I could...
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Life and Memorials of Daniel Webster, Volume 1

Samuel P. Lyman - 1853
...at that time an Assistant at the Academy. I made tolerable progress in all the branches I attended under his instruction, but there was one thing I could...persuade me to perform the exercise of declamation, like other boys, but I could not do it. Many a piece did I commit to memory, and rehearse in my own room,...
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The American Statesman: Or, Illustrations of the Life and Character of ...

Joseph Banvard - Publishers' catalogs - 1853 - 334 pages
...PERSEVERANCE COMMENDED. 55 tolerable progress in most branches which I attended to while in this school ; but there was one thing I could not do — I could...before the school. The kind and excellent Buckminster sought especially to persuade me to perform the exercise of declamation, like other boys ; but I could...
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Life of Daniel Webster

Benjamin Franklin Tefft - 1854 - 498 pages
...at that time an assistant at the academy. I made tolerable progress in all the branches I attended under his instruction ; but there was one thing I...persuade me to perform the exercise of declamation, like other boys, but I could not do it. Many a piece did I commit to memory, and rehearse in my own room,...
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The Works, Volume 1

Daniel Webster - 1854
...Mr. Webster, ' I made tolerable progress in most branches which I attended to while in this school ; but there was one thing I could not do. I could not...before the school. The kind and excellent Buckminster sought especially to persuade me to perform the exercise of declamation, like other boys, but I could...
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Webster and his master-pieces, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin Tefft - Legislators - 1854 - 498 pages
...at that time an assistant at the academy. I made tolerable progress in all the branches I attended under his instruction ; but there was one thing I could not do. I could not make a declamation—I could not speak before the school. The kind and excellent Buckminster especially sought...
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