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" I was in education, and made up my mind that he should not labour under the same defect, but that I would put him to a good school, and give him a liberal training. I was, however, a poor man; and how do you think I managed ? I betook myself to mending... "
Tait's Edinburgh magazine - Page 427
1857
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Annual Register, Volume 90

Edmund Burke - 1849 - 1012 pages
...made to stand. 1 betook myself to mending my neighbours' clocks and watches at nights, after my daily labour was done ; and thus I procured the means of educating my son. He became my assistant and companion. He got an appointment as under-viewer; and at nights we worked...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1832 - 846 pages
...how do you think I managed ? I betook myself to mending my neighbours clocks and watches at nights, after my daily labour was done, and thus I procured the means of educating my sou.' Thus when Robert was twelve, he sent him to a good school in Newcastle, to which he rode daily...
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The West of Scotland Magazine and Review, Volume 1, Issue 1

1844 - 742 pages
...school, and give him a liberal training. I was, however, a poor man ; and how do you think 1 managed '? I betook myself to mending my neighbours' clocks and...done, and thus I procured the means of educating my sou.' The first thing which obtained for Stephenson any credit for engineering, arose out of an incident...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 19

1848 - 636 pages
...managed ? I betook myself to mending my neighbors' clocks and watches at night, after my daily labor was done, and thus I procured the means of educating my son. lie became my assistant and companion. He got an appointment as uudur-viewer, and at nighls we worked...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

1844 - 950 pages
...managed? I betook myself to mending my neighbors' clocks and watches at night, after my daily labor was done, and thus I procured the means of educating my son. He became my assistant and my companion. He got an appointment as under-reviewer, and at nights we...
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The Living Age, Volume 19

1848
...managed ' I betook myself to mending my neighbors' clocks and watches at night, after my daily labor was done, and thus I procured the means of educating my son. He became my assistant and companion. He got an appointment as under-viewer, and at nights we worked...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1845 - 560 pages
...school and give him a liberal training. I was, however, a poor man ; and how do you think I managed? I betook myself to mending my neighbours' clocks and...and thus I procured the means of educating my son. He became my assistant and my companion. He got an appointment as under-reviewer, and at nights we...
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The Institutions of Popular Education: An Essay to which the Manchester ...

Richard Winter Hamilton - 1845 - 378 pages
...school, and give him a liberal training. I was, however, a poor man ; and how do you think I managed ? I betook myself to mending my neighbours' clocks and...and thus I procured the means of educating my son. He became my assistant and my companion. He got an appointment as under reviewer, and would be a vice,...
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The Institutions of Popular Education: An Essay to which the Manchester ...

Richard Winter Hamilton - 1845 - 376 pages
...school, and give him a liberal training. I was, however, a poor man ; and how do you think I managed? I betook myself to mending my neighbours' clocks and...done ; and thus I procured the means of educating my sou. He became my assistant and my companion. He got an appointment as under reviewer, and would be...
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Local Collections; Or, Records of Remarkable Events, Connected with the ...

1844 - 174 pages
...how do you think I managed ? I betook myself to mending my neighbours' clocks and watches at nights, after my daily labour was done ; and thus I procured the means of educating my son. (Applause.) He became my assistant and my companion. He got an appointment as under-viewer, and at...
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