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

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214 Old-time Schools and School-books
was not dead drunk, but tipsey. He staggered off like a crazy fellow, nearly half a mile from the house; said some most ridiculous, vulgar, silly things; and was saucy to an old man. He even abused his mother after he had been
The Smart Boy,' leading home his Black Colt Snowball.
From Jones's Analytical Spelling-book, 1823.
carried sick, to the house, and put on the truckle bed; but at last he grew stupid and went to sleep.
Mr. Halyard, the next day, called his tippling son, and asked him what he had been about. Jack was still weak, and so much ashamed, that he hardly dared to look his
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