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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 26 26 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 11 11 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 7 7 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 5 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 5 5 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. 3 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 3 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. 3 3 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 3 3 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910 3 3 Browse Search
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schoolhouse, any primer would do for a text-book, any farmer's apprentice was competent to keep school. George H. Martin, the present secretary of the Board of Education, and therefore a successor of Horace Mann, in his book which has become a standard, The Evolution of the Massachusetts Public School System, says, The Evolution of the Massachusetts Public School System: a Historical Sketch, by George H. Martin, A. M., Supervisor of Public Schools, Boston. New York, D. Appleton & Co., 1904. P. 146. The majority of Massachusetts citizens were torpid, so far as school interests were concerned, or if aroused at all, awakened only to a spasmodic and momentary excitement over the building of a new chimney to a district schoolhouse, or the adding of a half-dollar a month to the wages of a school-mistress. And the fourth is Brooks himself. In his address before the American Institute of Instruction, at Worcester, August, 1837, he quoted from a petition to the Legislature the prev