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. Every day he took a mysterious book out of his desk and absorbed himself in it at times when no classes were reciting.
Poulter, the village schoolmaster, who, being an old Peninsular soldier, was employed to drill Tom,--a source of high mutual pleasure.
His father was the village schoolmaster: used to call him "my regrettable progeny".' Canaris yawned, eyes pouched with fatigue, sick with tense boredom.
His education is entrusted to an ageing village schoolmaster, Dr Wagner, who gladly makes the daily eight-km round-trip journey on foot through the bitter cold for the prospect of fried bread and crackling and, perhaps, other, more private satisfactions.
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. He was educated at Varndean School for Boys, in Brighton, where, wearing blond plaits, he played Juliet and Rosalind.
David Paul Scofield was born on January 21, 1922 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, where his father was the village schoolmaster. He was educated at Varndean School for Boys, in Brighton, where, wearing blond plaits, he played Juliet and Rosalind.

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