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The early life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 69
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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Words of Lincoln: including several hundred opinions of his life and ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1895 - 221 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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Recollections of Abraham Lincoln, 1847-1865

Ward Hill Lamon - 1895 - 276 pages
...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 " readin, writin, and ciphfrin " to the Rule of Three — If a straggler supposed to understand latin happened to sojourn...
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How to Achieve Success: A Manual for Young People

Charles H. Kent - Success - 1897 - 320 pages
...some schools — if they might be called schools — but no qualifications were required of teachers, beyond readin', writin', and cipherin' to the rule of three. If a stranger, who understood Latin, happened to sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard....
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The standard American encyclopedia of arts, sciences, history ..., Volume 4

John Clark Ridpath - Reference - 1897
...and other wild animals still in the woods. There- 1 grew up. There were some schools, so called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond ' readin', writin', and cipherin1 ' to the rule of three. If a straggler supposed to understand Latin happened to sojourn LIN'COLX....
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Abraham Lincoln: An Oration Delivered Before the Lincoln Union

Henry Watterson - Presidents - 1899 - 47 pages
...region, with many bears and other animals still in the woods. There were some schools, so-called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond...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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The bench and the bar of Illinois: Historical and reminiscent

John McAuley Palmer - Illinois - 1899 - 1213 pages
...grew to manhood. There were some schools, so called, but no qualification was ever required of the teacher beyond "readin", writin', and cipherin' to...in the neighborhood he was looked upon as a wizard. There was nothing to excite ambition for education. Of course when I came of age I did not know much....
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Abraham Lincoln

Carl Schurz, Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1899 - 189 pages
...some schools, so called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond ' readin',writin', and cipherin' to the rule of three.' If a straggler...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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Anecdotal Lincoln

Paul Selby - 1900 - 469 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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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 100

Henry Mills Alden - 1900
...Education was long a crude affair, and a boy like Abraham Lincoln found "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 stimulate ambition foi-éducation." The earliest university, Western...
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Lincoln's Words on Living Questions: A Collection of All the Recorded ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1900 - 175 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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