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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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Granite State Monthly, Volume 9

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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Publications of the Ipswich Historical Society, Volumes 1-6

Ipswich (Mass.) - 1894
...was a plain grammar rule for it. He angrily replied there was no such rule. I took the grammar und showed the rule to him. Then he smilingly said, "Thou...no wonder for he was then above eighty years old. The "grammar" of which Barnarc speaks was "The Accidence" с Cheever's own composition, publis! ed...
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The Making of Our Middle Schools: An Account of the Development of Secondary ...

Elmer Ellsworth Brown - Education - 1902 - 547 pages
...to school. We get another glimpse of the master, too good to be lost, in this same autobiography. " I remember once, in making a piece of Latin, my master...And no wonder; for he was then above eighty years old."1 Late in the eighteenth century, President Stiles of Yale College gathered up some fragments...
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The Making of Our Middle Schools: An Account of the Development of Secondary ...

Elmer Ellsworth Brown - Education - 1902 - 547 pages
...swallow ; and he would express himself continually with a boiling Zeal concerning it." Magnolia, p. 180. smilingly said, 'Thou art a brave boy; I had forgot...wonder ; for he was then above eighty years old." 1 Late in the eighteenth century, President Stiles of Yale College gathered up some fragments of information...
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The Old Farmer and His Almanack: Being Some Observations on Life and Manners ...

George Lyman Kittredge - Farmer's almanack, calculated on a new and improved plan - 1904 - 403 pages
...which is very brief, and gives a charming picture of the little boy and the veteran schoolmaster: — I remember once, in making a piece of Latin, my master...no wonder; for he was then above eighty years old. 3 Mr. Cheever was master of the Boston Latin School for nearly forty years. He died in 1708, at the...
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The Old Farmer and His Almanack: Being Some Observations on Life and Manners ...

George Lyman Kittredge - Farmer's almanack, calculated on a new and improved plan - 1904 - 403 pages
...which is very brief, and gives a charming picture of the little boy and the veteran schoolmaster : — I remember once, in making a piece of Latin, my master...And no wonder ; for he was then above eighty years old.2 Mr. Cheever was master of the Boston Latin School for nearly forty years. He died in 1708, at...
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Ipswich in the Massachusetts Bay Colony ...

Thomas Franklin Waters - Ipswich (Mass.) - 1905
...of Marblehead was a pupil of his old age in the Boston Latin School. I "remember once," he said, ' 'in making a piece of Latin, my master found fault...and no wonder, for he was then above eighty years old."1 "When Scholars had so far profited at the Grammar Schools, that they could Read any Classical...
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1660-1910: Commemorative Exercises Upon the Two Hundred and Fiftieth ...

Hopkins Grammar School - Schools - 1910 - 66 pages
...designedly, and therefore I told him there was a plain grammar rule for it. He angrily replied, 'There is no such rule.' I took the grammar and showed the rule...no wonder, for he was then above eighty years old." 8 Cheever's Latin Accidence was written in New Haven. The last edition was printed in 1838. American...
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The Young Man and Teaching

Henry Parks Wright - Teachers - 1920 - 211 pages
...designedly, and therefore I told him there was a plain grammar rule for it. He angrily replied, ' There is no such rule.' I took the grammar and showed the rule...no wonder, for he was then above eighty years old." 1 i Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Third Series, Vol. V, p. 180. CHAPTER VI GOVERNMENT...
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Remarkable Providences: Readings on Early American History

John Demos - History - 1991 - 455 pages
...poetical genius till after I had been at college some time, when upon reading some of Mr. Cowley's work, I was highly pleased, and a new scene opened before...no wonder, for he was then above eighty years old. While I was a schoolboy, I experienced many signal deliverances from imminent danger, on the land,...
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