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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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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A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln: Condensed from Nicolay & Hay's Abraham ...

John George Nicolay - Presidents - 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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The Compromises of Life: And Other Lectures and Addresses, Including Some ...

Henry Watterson - Southern States - 1903 - 477 pages
...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 Compromises of Life: And Other Lectures and Addresses, Including Some ...

Henry Watterson - Southern States - 1903 - 477 pages
...There were some schools, so-called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond 144 'readin', writin', and cipherin' to the rule of three.'...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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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1903 - 399 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...straggler supposed to understand Latin happened to soj ourn in the neighborhood he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 1

Ida Minerva Tarbell - Presidents - 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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Old-time Schools and School-books

Clifton Johnson - Education - 1904 - 381 pages
...the schoolmasters that " No qualification was ever required beyond ' readin', writin', and cypherin' to the Rule of Three.' If a straggler supposed to...the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard." Teaching offered no rewards sufficient to attract men of education or capacity, and it sometimes seemed...
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Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 3

Abraham Lincoln, Richard Watson Gilder, Daniel Fish - Illinois - 1905
...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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Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 3

Abraham Lincoln, Richard Watson Gilder, Daniel Fish - Illinois - 1905
.... There were some schools, so-called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond l readin', writin', and cipherin' to the rule of three.'...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 Autobiography of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1905 - 65 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...straggler supposed to understand Latin happened to s< journ in the neighborhood, h was looked upon as a wizarc There was absolutely nothing t excite ambition...
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