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James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley, Chapter 3: early childhood. (search)
ator has a mania for spelling hard words gets great glory at the spelling school recollections of his surviving schoolfellows his future eminence foretold delicacy of ear early choice of a trade his courage and timidity goes to school in Bedford a favorite among his schoolfellows-his early fondness for the village newspaper lies in ambush for the post-rider who brought it Scours the country for books project of sending him to an academy the old sea-captain Horace as a farmer's boy to Revelations; had read the Pilgrim's Progress with intense interest, and dipped into every other book he could lay his hands on. From his sixth to his tenth year, he lived, worked, read and went to school, in Amherst and the adjoining town of Bedford. Those who were then his neighbors and schoolmates there, have a lively recollection of the boy and his ways. Henceforth, he went to school only in the winter. Again he attended a school which he had no right to attend, that of Bedford, and