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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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Modern Eloquence: Lectures

Thomas Brackett Reed - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1900
...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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Portraits and Principles of the World's Great Men and Women: With Practical ...

William C. King - Biography - 1900 - 620 pages
...still in the woods. There I grew up. There were some schools, so called, but no qualifications were ever required of a teacher beyond ' readin', writin',...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...
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School and Home, Volume 16

1898
...still in the woods. There I grew up. There were some schools, so-called, but no qualification ever was required of a teacher beyond 'readin', writin' and...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...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 1

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1900
...of the teachers, it was, perhaps, just as well that it was only " by littles." No qualification was required of a teacher beyond " readin', writin,' and...to the rule of three." If a straggler supposed to know Latin happened to sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a "wizard." But more or less...
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Harper's encyclopędia of United States history: from 458 A.D. to 1902

Benson John Lossing, John Fiske, Woodrow Wilson - United States - 1901
...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 for education." The LOW WIT M; MISSISSIPPL ' earliest...
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The American Hall of Fame: Famous Americans, Their Portraits, Biographies ...

Marshall Everett - United States - 1901 - 394 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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Lincoln: Passages from His Speeches and Letters

Abraham Lincoln - Biography & Autobiography - 1901 - 204 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: His Youth and Early Manhood, with a Brief Account of His ...

Noah Brooks - 1901 - 204 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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Lincoln's Life, Stories and Speeches

United States - 1902 - 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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A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln: Condensed from Nicolay & Hay's Abraham ...

John George Nicolay - Biography & Autobiography - 1902 - 578 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." As Abraham was only in his eighth year...
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