village schoolmaster

village schoolmaster

stern yet kind; the rustics wondered “that one small head could carry all he knew.” [Br. Poetry: Gold-smith The Deserted Village in Magill IV, 823]
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All went well for a time, and then it suddenly got whispered about that she and the village schoolmaster were meeting each other at nights, in the meadow-bottom at the end of her own park.
The darling of his desires was, to be a doctor, but poverty had decreed that he should be nothing higher than a village schoolmaster.
Poulter, the village schoolmaster, who, being an old Peninsular soldier, was employed to drill Tom,--a source of high mutual pleasure.
He was educated partly by the village schoolmaster and partly by his father, before being sent off to university at Oxford when he was 13.
Cor Meibion Trelawnyd, based in the village near Prestatyn, was formed in 1933 by the village schoolmaster William Humphreys.
He was born on January 21, 1922, at Hurstpierpoint in Sussex where his father was the village schoolmaster.
He told me that he was at one time the village schoolmaster at Trelogan.
David Paul Scofield was born on January 21 1922 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, where his father was the village schoolmaster.
David Paul Scofield was born on January 21, 1922 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, where his father was the village schoolmaster.
Scofield was born on January 21, 1922, at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, where his father was the village schoolmaster.
Out of a sample of 230 civil prisoners (debtors) in the bailliages of Arnay-le-Duc and Beaune, eighteen were there for their failure to provide child support, among them Pierre Bernot, son of a village schoolmaster, who in 1784 missed his annual payment of fifty livres to the daughter of an innkeeper.

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