An Illustrated history & description Of Schools in the 18th & 19th Centurys.

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Colonial Schools of the Eighteenth Century 57
drowned as well as Smith. Take him up fays the Mafter. So he was taken up and well whipt.
Well, fays he to Jones, can you fwim ? A little, Sir, faid he. A little ! why you were in more danger than Brown, and might have been drowned had you ventured much farther. Take him up, fays he.
Now Robin/on could fwim very well, and thought as Brown and Jones were whipt becaufe they could not fwim, that he would efcape. Well, Robin/on, fays the Mafter, can you fwim ? Yes, Sir, fays he, (very boldly) any where over the River. Pray, Sir, fays his Mafter, what Bufi-nefs had you in the Water, when you fhould have been at School ? Take him up, fays he ; fo they were all feverely corrected for their Difobedience and Folly.
Virtuous Tommy gives Naughty Harry some Good Advice. From Fenning's The Universal Spelling Book,
The next story is a most vivid contrast of good and evil as personified by virtuous Tommy and
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