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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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Stepping Stones to Literature: A Reader for Seventh Grades, Book 7

Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert - 1898 - 328 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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Rip Van Winkle: Legend of Sleepy Hollow; The Devil and Tom Walker.--The ...

Washington Irving - 1899 - 220 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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Essays from the Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1900 - 170 pages
...then by the 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...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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Five Great Authors: Complete Characteristic Selections from the Works of ...

William Landon Felter - 1900 - 244 pages
...master, in the tone of menace or command; or, pcrad venture, by the appalling sound of the birch, as lie urged some tardy loiterer along the flowery path of...Ichabod Crane's scholars certai'nly were not spoiled. I would not have it imagined, however, that ho was one of those cruel potentates of the school, who...
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Rip Van Winkle: A Legend of the Hudson

Washington Irving - 1900 - 252 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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A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1900 - 596 pages
...and then by the 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...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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Selections from the Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1901 - 216 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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Selected Essays from The Sketch Book by Washington Irving: Prescribed by the ...

Washington Irving - 1901 - 218 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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The Descriptive Speller: For Graded and Ungraded Schools

George Briggs Aiton - 1901 - 236 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...tardy loiterer along the flowery path of knowledge. EXERCISE 343 The School District di rect or teach er non-res i dent sup plies trus tee cer tif i cate...
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Literature for Fifth-reader Grades ...

Sherman Williams - 1902 - 504 pages
...then by the authoritative voice of the master, in the tone of menace or command or, peradveiiture, by the appalling sound of the birch as he urged some...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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