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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 - Page 69
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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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 - United States - 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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Abraham Lincoln: a history

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 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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Abraham Lincoln: The Liberator: a Biographical Sketch ...

Charles Wallace French - Presidents - 1891 - 398 pages
...some schools, so-called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond ' readin', ritin' and cipherin' to the rule of three.' If a straggler,...the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There *was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for an education. Of course, when I came of age, I...
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Beginnings of Literary Culture in the Ohio Valley: Historical and ...

William Henry Venable - American literature - 1891 - 519 pages
...so-called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond ' readin', writin', and cypheriu' to the Rule of Three.' If a straggler, supposed to...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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KINGS OF THE PLATFORM AND PULPIT

MELVILLE D. LANDON - 1893
...schools,so-called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond " readln', wrltln' and clpherin' to the rule of three." If a straggler supposed to...in the neighborhood he was looked upon as a wizard. * * * Of course, when I came of age I did not know much. Still, somehow, I could read, write, and cipher...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Downfall of American Slavery

Noah Brooks - 1894 - 471 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. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education. Of course, when I came of age I did...
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Abraham Lincoln: The First American

David Decamp Thompson - Presidents - 1894 - 236 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. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education. Of course, when I came of age, I did...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln, John Hay - United States - 1894
...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. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education. Of course, when I came of age I did...
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