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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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Selections from Irving's Sketch-book

Washington Irving - 1902 - 204 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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American Stories

Edward Everett Hale - 1903 - 296 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. I would not have it imagined, however, that he was one of those cruel potentates of the school, who...
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The Sketch Book, and Bracebridge Hall

Washington Irving - 1903 - 814 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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Literary Readings: An Introduction to the Study of Literature

Charles Madison Curry - 1903 - 572 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...tardy loiterer along the flowery path of knowledge, 1so Truth to say, he was a conscientious man, and ever bore in mind the golden maxim, "Spare the rod...
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Old-time Schools and School-books

Clifton Johnson - 1904 - 436 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 tardy loiterer along the path of knowledge. When school hours were over he had various ways of rendering himself both useful...
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Comedy

Frederick Brigham De Berard - 1905 - 354 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. I would not have it imagined, however, that he was one of those cruel potentates of the school, who...
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Washington Irving's Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1906 - 472 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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American Classics for Seventh and Eighth Grade Reading: With Biographical ...

Hanson Hart Webster - 1905 - 480 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 world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and ..., Volume 1

Lionel Strachey - 1905 - 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...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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Washington Irving's Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1905 - 460 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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