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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 - Page 69
by Ida M. Tarbell, J. McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois: "centennial Record"

John Carroll Power, Sarah A. Harris Power - Illinois - 1876 - 797 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. Therewas absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education. Of course, when I came of age, I did...
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Johnson's New Universal Cyclopaedia: Lichfield-R

1877
...called, but no qualification was ever re- ' quired of a teacher beyond rendin', tcritin', and ciftherin' 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. Of course, when I came of iŁo I did...
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History of Sangamon County, Illinois: Together with Sketches of Its Cities ...

Sangamon County (Ill.) - 1881 - 1067 pages
...no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond "readin', 'ritin', and cipheriu" to the rnfe of three. If a straggler, supposed to understand Latin...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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Politics and politicians: a succinct history of the politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - Illinois - 1884 - 526 pages
...and other wild animals still in the woods. There I grew up. There were some schools, socalled, 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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Politics and politicians: a succinct history of the politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - History - 1884 - 526 pages
...were some schools, socalled, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond 'read in', 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 Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln: A Biography from an Entirely New ...

1887 - 715 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 not...
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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 36

Education - 1887
...region, with many bears and other wild animals still in the woods. There were some schools so called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond 'readin', writin', and cypherin' to the Rule of Three.' If a straggler supposed to understand Latin happened to sojourn in...
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The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal ..., Volume 36

Education - 1887
...region, with many bears and other wild animals still in the woods. There were some schools so called, but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond 'readin', writin', and cypherin' to the Rule of Three.' If a straggler supposed to understand Latin happened to sojourn in...
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Abraham Lincoln: the nation's leader in the great struggle through which was ...

Noah Brooks - Slavery - 1888 - 467 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: His Life, Public Services, Death and Great Funeral Cortege ...

John Carroll Power - 1889 - 458 pages
...doubt more valuable to him than the schools. Later in life, Lincoln, speaking of his education, said: "If a straggler, supposed to understand Latin, happened...sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizzard." That part of the country in which Abraham Lincoln was born has since been separated from...
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