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" ... he was his eldest son, he could give him no better education than his own employment. "
Scanderbeg, Or, Love and Liberty: A Tragedy - Page 139
by Thomas Whincop - 1747 - 320 pages
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Shakespeare: The "lost Years"

E. A. J. Honigmann - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 172 pages
...dealer' in wool, had so large a family, ten children in all, that though he [William] was his eldest son, he could give him no better education than his own employment. He had bred him, 'tis true, for some time at a freeschool ... ' (Rowe's Life of Shakespeare, 1709). Rowe's Life was...
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Ungentle Shakespeare: Scenes from His Life

Katherine Duncan-Jones - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 322 pages
...of 'whittawing', or preparing skins for glove-making. According to Nicholas Rowe, [John Shakespeare] could give him no better education than his own employment. He had bred him, 'tis true, for some time at a Free School, where 'tis probable he acquired that little Latin he was...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 28

1761
...fo large a family, ten children in all, that, though he was his eldeft fon, he eould give him во better education than his own employment. He had bred him, it is true, for lome time at a freefchool, where it is probable he acquired what Latin he wasmafterˇf : Butthe narrownefs...
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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Volume 24

Literature - 1898
...in wool, had so large a family, ten children in all (eight really), that, though he was his eldest son, he could give him no better education than his own employment." Here is specific information that the poet was the eldest of ten children, which is nearly accurate...
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