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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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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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Complete works, Volume 12

Abraham Lincoln - History - 1894
...matter of much importance. - Letter to JF Speed, July 4, 1842, vol. I, p. 2l8. TEACHING THE "THREE R's" No qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond...the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. Letter to JW Fell, Dec. 2O, 1589, vol. V, p. 287. TASK GREATER THAN WASHINGTON'S I cannot but know...
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Speeches & letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894 - 237 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...supposed to understand Latin happened to sojourn in the neighbourhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 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...supposed to understand Latin happened to sojourn in the neighbourhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for...
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The presidents of the United States 1789-1894

James Grant Wilson - Presidents - 1894 - 526 pages
...some schools, so called; but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond readin', writin1, 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 education." But in spite of this the boy Abraham...
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Abraham Lincoln - 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...three. If a straggler supposed to understand Latin happen to sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing...
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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 " readin', writin', and tipherin' " to the Rule of Three. If a straggler, supposed to understand Latin, happened to sojourn...
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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
...schools, so called ; but no qualification was ever required of a teacher, beyond " readtn, ivritin, and cipherin " to the Rule of Three If a straggler...sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizzard There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education. Of course when I came of...
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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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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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