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" From hence the low murmur of his pupils' voices, conning over their lessons, might be heard in a drowsy summer's day, like the hum of a bee-hive ; interrupted now and then by the authoritative voice of the master, in the tone of menace or command ; or,... "
The Edinburgh Monthly Review - Page 314
1820
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.].

Washington Irving - 1880 - 444 pages
...some tardy loiterer along the flowery path of knowledge. Truth to say. he was a conscientious man, and ever bore in mind the golden maxim, " Spare the rod and spoil the child." — Iclmbod Crane's scholars certainly were not spoiled. I would not have it imagined, however, that...
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The sketch book. Tales of a traveller

Washington Irving - 1881 - 970 pages
...master, in the tone of menace or command ; or, peradventure, by the appalling sound of the birch, as ho urged some tardy loiterer along the flowery path of...knowledge. Truth to say, he was a conscientious man, and ever bore in mind the golden maxim, "Spare the rod and spoil the child." - — Ichabod Crane's...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1882 - 392 pages
...then by the authoritative voice of the master, in the tone of menace or command ; or, peradventure, by the appalling sound of the birch, as he urged some...mind the golden maxim, " spare the rod and spoil the child.1' — Ichabod Crane's scholars certainly were not spoiled. I would not have it imagined, however,...
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Complete Works, Volume 9

Washington Irving - 1882 - 1002 pages
...then by the author! tative voice of the master, in the tone of menace or command ; or, peradventure, by the appalling sound of the birch, as he urged some...knowledge. Truth to say, he was a conscientious man, and ever bore iu mind the golden maxim, " Spare the rod and spoil the child." — Ichabod Crane's scholars...
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Rip Van Winkle, and Other Sketches

Washington Irving - 1882 - 258 pages
...then by (he authoritative voice of the master, in the tone of menace or command; or, perad venture, by the appalling sound of the birch, as he urged some...along the flowery path of knowledge. Truth to say, be was a conscientious man, that ever bore in mind the golden maxim, "Spare the rod and spoil the child."...
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A life of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - 1882 - 712 pages
...then by the authoritative voice of the master, in the tone of menace or command ; or, peradventure, by the appalling sound of the birch, as he urged some...along the flowery path of knowledge. Truth to say, lie was a conscientious man, that ever bore in mind the golden maxim, " spare the rod and spoil the...
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: (From the "Sketch Book.")

Washington Irving - 1883 - 52 pages
...then by the authoritative voice of the master, in the tone of menace or command ; or, peradventure, by the appalling sound of the birch, as he urged some...knowledge. Truth to say, he was a conscientious man, and ever bore in mind the golden maxim, "Spare the rod and spoil the child." Ichabod Crane's scholars...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1885 - 398 pages
...then by the authoritative voice of the master, in the tone of menace or command ; or, peradventure, by the appalling sound of the birch, as he urged some...knowledge. Truth to say, he was a conscientious man, and ever bore in mind the golden maxim, " Spare the rod and spoil the child." Ichabod Crane's scholars...
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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 1

1885 - 544 pages
...and then by the authoritative voice of the master in the tone of menace or command, or peradventure by the appalling sound of the birch as he urged some...knowledge. Truth to say, he was a conscientious man and ever bore in mind the golden maxim, " Spare the rod and spoil the child." Ichabod Crane's scholars...
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Lessons in English: Adapted to the Study of American Classics : a Text-book ...

Sara Elizabeth Husted Lockwood - 1888 - 446 pages
...Well said wise man with the one sandal" cried he. ,- 0. Truth to say he was a conscientious man and ever bore in mind the golden maxim " Spare the rod and spoil the child." 11. Like many authors Whittier has been attracted in the autumn of his life to the rich fields of Oriental...
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