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" ... to the rule of three. If a straggler supposed to understand Latin happened to sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education. Of course, when I came of age I did not know... "
The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ... - Page 69
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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The Century, Volume 33

1887
...TREES NEAR RIGHT CENTER OP I'ICTl'RF, ; ROCK SPRING AT END OF PATH UNDER GROUP OF TREES IN LEFT CENTER. Three.' If a straggler supposed to understand Latin...the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education." But in the case of this ungainly boy...
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Abraham Lincoln, His Life, Public Services, Death and Great Funeral Cortege ...

John Carroll Power - 1873 - 352 pages
...doubt more valuable to him than the schools. Later in life, Lincoln, speaking of his education, said: " If a straggler, supposed to understand Latin, happened...sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizzard." That part of the country in which Abraham Lincoln was born has since been separated from...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 33

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's periodicals - 1906
...called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond reading, writing, and ciphering to the Rule of Three. If a straggler supposed to understand Latin happened to sojourn in the neigh- book." The multiplication-table was still a borhood, he was looked upon as a wizard." mystery...
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History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois: "centennial Record"

John Carroll Power, Sarah A. Harris Power - Illinois - 1876 - 797 pages
...and other wild animals still in the woods. There I grew up. There were some schools, so-called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher, beyond...the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. Therewas absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education. Of course, when I came of age, I did...
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Johnson's New Universal Cyclopaedia: Lichfield-R

1877
...called, but no qualification was ever re- ' quired of a teacher beyond rendin', tcritin', and ciftherin' to the rule of three. If a straggler supposed to understand...the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education. Of course, when I came of iŁo I did...
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Politics and politicians: a succinct history of the politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - Illinois - 1884 - 526 pages
...and other wild animals still in the woods. There I grew up. There were some schools, socalled, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond...the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education. Of course, when I came of age, I did...
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Ohio educational monthly, Volume 36

Ohio Education Association - Education - 1887
...region, with many bears and other wild animals still in the woods. There were some schools so called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond 'readin', writin', and cypherin' to the Rule of Three.' If a straggler supposed to understand Latin happened to sojourn in...
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Proceedings

Education - 1889
...with many bears and other wild animals still in the woods. There were some schools, so called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond...the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education." Those familiar with the history of...
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The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal ..., Volume 38

Education - 1889
...so-called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond 'reaclin', writin', and cypherin' to the Rule of Three. If a straggler, supposed to understand Latin, happened to sojourn in the neighbor hood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 1

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890 - 470 pages
..." with many bears and other wild animals still in the woods. There were some schools so-called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond...the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education." But in the case of this ungainly boy...
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