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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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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The story-life of Lincoln: a biography composed of five hundred true stories ...

Wayne Whipple - Presidents - 1908 - 708 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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An Anthology of the Epigrams and Sayings of Abraham Lincoln: Collected from ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1908 - 62 pages
...importance. - Letter to JF Speed, July 4, 1842, vol. I, p. 2l8. Anthology 61 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. 20, /5<?, W. F, p. 287. TASK GREATER THAN WASHINGTON'S I cannot but know...
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The Story-life of Lincoln: A Biography Composed of Five Hundred True Stories ...

Wayne Whipple - Presidents - 1908 - 708 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...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 Story-life of Lincoln: A Biography Composed of Five Hundred True Stories ...

Wayne Whipple - Presidents - 1908 - 708 pages
...schools, so called ; but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond 'readin,' -writtn' and cipherin' ' to the Rule of Three. If a straggler...the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There w'as absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education. Of course, when I came of age I did...
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Abraham Lincoln: An Interpretation in Biography

Denton Jaques Snider - 1908 - 570 pages
...so-called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond reading writing and ciphering to the rule of three. If a straggler supposed to understand...the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education." Still we shall see that Lincoln learned...
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Lincoln's Birthday: A Comprehensive View of Lincoln as Given in the Most ...

Robert Haven Schauffler - 1909 - 386 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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Program for Lincoln Day and Suggestions for the Observance of the Birthdays ...

Thomas Condit Miller - Lincoln Day - 1909 - 48 pages
...so-called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond 'readin', ritin', and 'cipherm' to the Rule of Three. If a straggler, supposed to...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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Abraham Lincoln: Memorial Address Delivered at the Lincoln Centennial ...

Solomon Schechter - 1909 - 29 pages
...mark, "education defective." Learned institutions of any kind were almost unkown in those regions. "If a straggler supposed to understand Latin happened...neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizard." But even books, which have wrought so many miracles in paving the way for many a self-taught man, leading...
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The life of Abraham Lincoln drawn from original sources and ..., Volume 1

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1909
...teacher beyond " readin', writin,' and cipherin' 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 of a school-room is a matter of small importance if a boy has learned to...
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Wisconsin Memorial Day Annual

Memorial Day - 1910
...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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