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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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Children in Colonial America

James Alan Marten - History - 2007 - 253 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. deliverances; the one in the year 1692, in my eleventh year, I fell from a scaffold at the eaves of...
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The Granite Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, History and State ..., Volume 9

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - Local history - 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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Municipal Year Book

New Haven (Conn.) - New Haven (Conn.) - 1873
...Grammar rule for it. He angrily replied there was no such rule for it. I took the grammar and showed this rule to him. Then he smilingly said, ' Thou art a...wonder,, for he was then above eighty years old." Mr. Cheevers' connection with the School at New Haven continued but eleven years. In 1649 he was put...
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