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" Halifax till about the latter end of that year, and cannot omit mentioning this anecdote of myself and schoolmaster : — He had the ceiling of the school-room new white-washed ; the ladder remained there. I, one unlucky day, mounted it, and wrote with... "
The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Biographical memoirs of eminent ... - Page 254
by Walter Scott - 1834
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Letters of the Late Rev. Mr. Laurence Sterne, to His Most Intimate ..., Volume 1

Laurence Sterne - Authors, English - 1775 - 179 pages
...ufher feverely whipped me. My matter was very much hurt at this, and faid, before me, that never mould that name be effaced, for I was a boy of genius, and he was fure I mould come to preferment — this expreffion made me forget the ftripes I had received — In...
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Letters of the Late Rev. Mr. Laurence Sterne, to His Most Intimate Friends ...

Laurence Sterne - 1776 - 260 pages
...ufher feverely whipped me. My mafter was very much hurt at this, andfaid, before me , that never fhould that name be effaced, for I was a boy of genius, and he was fure I fhould come to preferment — this expreflion made me forget the ftripes I had received—-...
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Letters of the Late Rev. Mr. Laurence Sterne, to His Most Intimate ..., Volume 1

Laurence Sterne - English letters - 1776
...feverely whipped me. My mafter was very much hurt at this , and faid , before me , that never fhould that name be effaced, for I was a boy of genius, and he was fure I fhould come to preferment— this expreifion made me forget the ftripes I had received— In...
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Annual Register, Volume 18

History - 1778
...severely whipped me. M^y master was very much hurt Л this, and said, before- пи, that гкver should that name be effaced, for I was a boy of genius, and fie wa> sure I should come to preferment. — This expression made me forgrt the stripes I had received....
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The Works of Laurence Sterne ...

Laurence Sterne - 1780
...ufher feverely whipped me. My mafter was very much hurt at this, and faid, before me, that never (hould that name be effaced, for I was a boy of genius, and he was fure I (hould come to preferment — this expreflion made me 'forget the ftripes I had received —...
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The Beauties of Sterne: Including All His Pathetic Tales, and Most ...

Laurence Sterne - 1784 - 276 pages
...ufher feverely whipped me. My mailer " was much hurt at this, and faid, before me, *' that never fhould that name be effaced, for I " was a boy of genius, and he was fure Lfhould " comj to preferment — this expreflion made *' me forget the ftripes I had received."...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1791
...feverely whipped me. My mailer was very much hurt at this, and laid, before me, that never flicnild that name be effaced, for I was a boy of genius, and he was fure I fliould come to preferment. —This expreffion made me forget the llripes I had received. —...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 4

1798
...veiely verely whipped me. My mailer was very much hurt at this, and faid before me, " that never fhould that name be effaced ; for I was a boy of genius, and he was fure I fhould come to preferment." This expreffiou made me forget the ftripes I had received. DR. SAMUEL...
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The Beauties of Sterne

Laurence Sterne - Novelists, English - 1799 - 324 pages
...uflier feverely whipped me. My mafter was very much hurt at this, and faid, before me, that never mould that name be effaced, for I was a boy of genius, and he was fure I fliould come to preferment — this expreffion made me forget the ftripes I. had received. In...
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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Laurence Sterne - France - 1802 - 212 pages
...school-master had the cieling of the school-room new white-washed tiie ladder remained there. Sterne , one unlucky day, mounted it, and wrote with a brush...capital letters , LAU. STERNE , for which the usher whipped him. His master was very much hurt at this , and said before him , that never" should that...
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