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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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Rip Van Winkle: And Other American Essays from The Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1891 - 140 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."2 Ichabod Crane's scholars...
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Essays from The Sketch Book, Parts 1-2

Washington Irving - 1891 - 270 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."2 Ichabod Crane's scholars...
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Essays from the Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1891 - 278 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." 2 Ichabod Crane's scholars certainly were not spoiled. I would not have it imagined, however, that...
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Ten Selections from the Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1892 - 170 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...mind the golden maxim, "Spare the rod and spoil the child."2 Ichabod Crane's scholars certainly were not spoiled. I would not have it imagined, however,...
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Cathcart's Literary Reader: A Manual of English Literature : Being Typical ...

George Rhett Cathcart - 1892 - 572 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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A First[-fifth] Reader, Book 5

Jenny H. Stickney - 1892 - 416 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 SANTA CLARA COUNTY TEACHERS' LIBRARY Wo... WASHINGTON...
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The Schoolmaster in Literature: Containing Selections from the Writings of ...

1892 - 606 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." lehabod Crane's scholars...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentn. [pseud.]

Washington Irving - 1892 - 422 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...along the flowery path of knowledge. Truth to say, lie was a conscientious man, and ever bore in mind the golden maxin, " Spare the rod and spoil the...
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The Schoolmaster in Literature: Containing Selections from the Writings of ...

Hubert Marshall Skinner - 1892 - 620 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,...Ichabod Crane's scholars certainly were not spoiled. I would not have it imagined, however, that he was one of those cruel potentates of the school who...
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Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving - 1893 - 318 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...Ichabod Crane's scholars certainly were not spoiled. 1 would not have imagined, however, that he was one of those cruel potentates of the school, who joy...
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