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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 69
by Ida M. Tarbell, J. McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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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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Biographical Record and Portrait Album of Tippecanoe County, Indiana ...

Indiana - 1888 - 826 pages
...wild animals stili in the woods. There I grew to manhood. " 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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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, Don Edward Fehrenbacher - History - 1977 - 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
...Fell. "But no qualification was ever required of the teacher, beyond readin', writin', 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." 24 In 1816 Thomas decided to move to...
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The Living Lincoln: The Man, His Mind, His Times, and the War He Fought ...

Abraham Lincoln, Paul McClelland Angle, Earl Schenck Miers - Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 - 1992 - 673 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...understand Latin, happened to sojourn in the neighborhood, be was looked upon as a wizard. There was absolutely nothing to excite ambition for education. Of course...
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Recollections of Abraham Lincoln

Ward Hill Lamon - History - 1994 - 337 pages
...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...
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American Lives: An Anthology of Autobiographical Writing

Robert F. Sayre - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 732 pages
...called; but no qualification was ever required of a teacher, beyond "retulin, writin, and ciphering" to the Rule of Three. If a straggler supposed to understand...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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Lincoln on Lincoln

Paul M. Zall - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 216 pages
...he is supposed to have ruined in the rain would have cost three times that! (Mearns, Three, 50-52). If a straggler supposed to understand latin, happened...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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Lincoln of Kentucky

Lowell Harrison - History - 2000 - 305 pages
...Lincoln home. In later years Lincoln was critical of the schools he attended and the men who taught them. "No qualification was ever required of a teacher, beyond 'readin, writin, and ciphering to the Rule of Three. If a straggler supposed to understand Latin, happened to sojourn in...
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