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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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...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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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
...schools, so called ; but no qualification was ever required of a teacher, beyond " readin, ivritin, and cipherin " to the Rule of Three — If a straggler...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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The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Isaac Newton Arnold - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 471 pages
...called,but no qualification was ever required of a teacher beyond "readtn', wrtlln', antcipherin'"' to the Rule of Three. If a straggler supposed to understand Latin happened to sojourn Rogers Clark captured Kaskaskia, and on the 12th of September, 1782, Patrick Henry, Governor of Virginia,...
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Lincoln

David Herbert Donald - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 714 pages
...teacher, beyond 'readin, ivritin, and cipberin,' to the Rule of Three [ie, ratio and proportions]. If a straggler supposed to understand latin, happened...sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizzard." Though his censure was largely deserved, a school system that produced Abraham Lincoln could...
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Lincoln Before Washington: New Perspectives on the Illinois Years

Douglas L. Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 208 pages
...backwoods schools he attended sporadically were conducted by teachers who had meager qualifications. "If a straggler supposed to understand latin happened to sojourn in the neighborhood," Lincoln wrote, "he was looked upon as a wizzard."9 Where Jefferson, after studying classical languages...
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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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Lincoln on Democracy

Abraham Lincoln, Mario Matthew Cuomo, G. S. Boritt - History - 2004 - 416 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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How to Prepare for the FCAT, Grade 10 Florida Comprehensive Assessment Tests ...

Claudine Townley - Study Aids - 2004 - 235 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...Three. If a straggler supposed to understand latin [sic] happened to sojourn in the neighborhood, he was looked upon as a wizzard [sic]. There was absolutely...
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Presidential Voices: Speaking Styles from George Washington to George W. Bush

Allan Metcalf - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 352 pages
...article: There were some schools, so called; hut no qualification was ever required of a teacher heyond "readin, writin, and cipherin" to the Rule of Three....supposed to understand Latin happened to sojourn in the neighhorhood, he was looked upon as a wizard. There was ahsolutely nothing to excite amhition for education....
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