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  • The old Cap'n kept 'em child'n long as he lived, an 'then they was too old to l'arn different.

    In Dark New England Days

  • She come heah, an 'she tuk yo' child'n an 'my child'n, an' she teached 'em sense an 'manners an' religion an 'book-l'arnin'.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

  • An 'another thing: she is gettin' rather feeble, an 'it' pears to me she's hardly able to stand teachin 'so many child'n, an' a long rest might be the best thing in the world for her.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

  • "I s'pose," continued Abe, "dat a man wid fo'teen child'n kin be 'lowed ter hab somethin' ter say 'bout de schools er dis town?"

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

  • Ever since the war we have been sendin 'our child'n to school an' educatin ''em; an' now the time has come when they are leavin 'the schools an' colleges, an 'are ready to go to work.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

  • Ever since the war we have been sendin 'our child'n to school an' educatin ''em; an' now the time has come when they are leavin 'the schools an' colleges, an 'are ready to go to work.

    The March of Progress

  • She come heah, an 'she tuk yo' child'n an 'my child'n, an' she teached 'em sense an 'manners an' religion an 'book-l'arnin'.

    The March of Progress

  • "I s'pose," continued Abe, "dat a man wid fo'teen child'n kin be 'lowed ter hab somethin' ter say 'bout de schools er dis town?"

    The March of Progress

  • An 'another thing: she is gettin' rather feeble, an 'it' pears to me she's hardly able to stand teachin 'so many child'n, an' a long rest might be the best thing in the world for her.

    The March of Progress

  • "I s'pose," continued Abe, "dat a man wid fo'teen child'n kin be 'lowed ter hab somethin' ter say 'bout de schools er dis town?"

    The March of Progress

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