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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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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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A History of the United States for Schools

Samuel Eagle Forman - United States - 1910 - 419 pages
...County, Indiana, in my eighth year. . . . There I grew up. There were some schools, so called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond...readin', writin', and cipherin' to the rule of three. Of course when I came of age I did not know much. I have not been to school since. I was raised to...
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Great Speeches and how to Make Them

Grenville Kleiser - Oratory - 1911 - 391 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...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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Selections from the Letters, Speeches, and State Papers of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1911 - 132 pages
...animals still in the woods. There I grew up. There were some schools, so called, but no qualification 5 was ever required of a teacher beyond " readin', writin',...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 10 I did...
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Everyday English, Volume 1

Franklin Thomas Baker, Ashley Horace Thorndike - English language - 1912
...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 New Nation, Volume 3

Charles Lester Barstow - United States - 1912 - 211 pages
...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." The school-house was a low cabin of round logs, with split logs or " puncheons " for a floor, split...
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Western Journal of Education, Volume 14

Education - 1909
...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...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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Political Humor: From Aristophanes to Sam Ervin

Charles E. Schutz - Humor - 1977 - 349 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, a Documentary Portrait Through His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln - History - 1964 - 288 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...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 age,...
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The Historian's Lincoln: Pseudohistory, Psychohistory, and History

Gabor S. Boritt, Norman O. Forness - History - 1996 - 451 pages
...were some schools, so called," he told Jessie Fell. "But no qualification was ever required of the teacher, beyond readin, writin', and cipherin', to...the neighborhood, he was looked upon, as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education."24 In 1816 Thomas decided to move to...
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Abraham Lincoln: His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2001 - 843 pages
The most comprehensive and readable one-volume collection of Lincoln's writings ever published. -David Herbert Donald.
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