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" I remember once, in making a piece of Latin, my master found fault with the syntax of one word, which was not so used by me heedlessly, but designedly, and therefore I told him there was a plain grammar rule for it. He angrily replied, there was no such... "
The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 33 1879 - Page 181
by New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - 1995 - 468 pages
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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts - 1836 - 28 pages
...vain to strive against nature any longer ; and he never more required it of me. Nor had I any thing of a poetical genius till after I had been at College...no wonder ; for he was then above eighty years old. While I was a schoolboy, I experienced many signal delivejances from imminent danger, on the land,...
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The Cyclopędia of Education: A Dictionary of Information for the Use of ...

Henry Kiddle, Alexander Jacob Schem - Education - 1876 - 868 pages
...in the Collections of l/ie Mastachiueltt II tutor toil Society. " 1 remember once," says Barnard, " in making a piece of Latin, my master found fault...no wonder; for he was then above eighty years old." He was a strict disciplinarian, and corporal punishment was often resorted to, and not sparingly applied,...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 27

Henry Barnard - Education - 1877
...He angrily replied, there was no such rule. I took the grammar and showed the rule to Kim. Then be smilingly said, " Thou art a brave boy ; I had forgot...no wonder ; for he was then above eighty years old. We continue these extracts beyond the passages which relate to Mr. Barnard's experience in Mr. Cheever's...
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Ezekiel Cheever and some of his descendants. [Followed by] Appendix [of ...

John Tyler Hassam - 1879
...and therefore plainly told my master, that I had diligently labored all I could to perform what be required, and perceiving I had no genius for it, I...the " Rev. and aged Mr. Samuel Maxwell, of Warren," BI — " who had been acquainted with one of the original and first settlers of New England, now a...
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The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History ..., Volume 9

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - New Hampshire - 1886
...once, in making a piece of Latin, my master found fault with the syntax of one word, which was not used by me heedlessly, but designedly, and therefore...old." President Stiles of Yale College, in his Diary, says that he had seen a man who said that he " well knew a famous grammar-school master, Mr. E. Cheever,...
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The Cyclopędia of Education: a Dictionary of Information for the Use of ...

Henry Kiddle, Alexander Jacob Schem - Education - 1883 - 868 pages
...in the ColMiniisof III*' Miixxi/il/iixfflx Ifi.tlnricul Society. " I remember once," says Barnard, " in making a piece of Latin, my master found fault...no wonder; for he was then above eighty years old." He was a strict disciplinarian, and corporal punishment was often resorted to, and not sparingly applied,...
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The Cyclopędia of Education: a Dictionary of Information for the Use of ...

Henry Kiddle, Alexander Jacob Schem - Education - 1883 - 868 pages
...grammar rule for it. He angrily replied, there was no such rule. I took the grammar and showed tho rule to him. Then he smilingly said, " Thou art a...no wonder; for he was then above eighty years old." He was a strict disciplinarian, and corporal punishment was often resorted to, and not sparingly applied,...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 10; Volume 16

New England - 1894
...then drubbed him heartily. The boy never came to school any more, and so that unhappy afiair ended." " I remember once, in making a piece of Latin, my master...no wonder, for he was then above eighty years old." Although Mr. Cheever was strict and conscientious with his pupils, " his venerable presence," one has...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 1

New England - 1884
...once, in making a piece of Latin, my master found fault with the syntax of one word, which was not used by me heedlessly, but designedly, and therefore...old." President Stiles of Yale College, in his Diary, says that he had seen a man who said that he "well knew a famous grammar-school master, Mr. E. Cheever,...
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Catalogue of the Boston Public Latin School, Established in 1635: With an ...

Boston Latin School (Mass.), Henry Fitch Jenks - Classical education - 1886 - 537 pages
...never more required it of me. Nor had I anything of a poetical genius till after I had been attending College some time, when upon reading some of Mr. Cowley's...no wonder ; for he was then above eighty years old. Ezekiel Cheever died in Boston, Aug. 21, 1708, and his death is thus referred to by Governor Hutchinson...
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