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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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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 Language of Liberty: The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2003 - 824 pages
...were some schools, so called; but no qualification was ever required of a teacher, beyond "reading, writin, and cipherin, " to the Rule of Three. If a straggler supposed to understand latin (sic), happened to sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely...
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The Soul of Abraham Lincoln

William Eleazar Barton - Biography & Autobiography - 1920 - 407 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...happened to sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upen as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education."—NICOLAY, p. io....
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 944 pages
...always receive much education. "No qualification was ever required of a teacher," Lincoln recalled, "beyond 'readin, writin, and cipherin, ' to the Rule...sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizzard." Allowed to attend school only "by littles" between stints of farmwork, "the aggregate of...
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A Passion for Learning: The Education of Seven Eminent Americans

Philip A. Cusick - Education - 2005 - 183 pages
...teaching much even if they imparted all they knew" (p. 19). Herndon and Weik (1889/1930) report that "if a straggler supposed to understand Latin happened...sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as something of a wizard" (p. 34) and one of Abraham's classmates describes a teacher as able to "teach...
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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln as Reflected in His Briefer Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2005 - 265 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 at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President

Harold Holzer - History - 2006 - 368 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...writin, and cipherin," to the Rule of Three. If a stranger supposed to understand latin, happened to sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon...
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Lincoln and His World, Volume 1

Richard Lawrence Miller - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 443 pages
...ambition for education" in these local schools. He noted: "There were some schools, so called; but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond 'readin, writin, and cipherin. ' ... If a straggler supposed to understand Latin happened to sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...a teacher, bevond 'mnliii . writiu', and cipherin' lo the Rule of Three. If a straggler supposed lo understand latin, happened to sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizzard." School kepi at Pigeon ( 'reck when a schoolmaster happened to drift in. usuallv in winter,...
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The Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: How Faith Shaped an American ...

Philip L. Ostergard - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 272 pages
...house a home again and that Abraham was always fond of her. There were some schools, so called; but no qualification was ever required of a teacher, beyond...so-journ 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 age...
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