from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See life-class.
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English Academy, with full permission to share with Englishmen the advantages of the life-school, free of all cost; a piece of liberality that well might be copied by the French Academy, without at all derogating from its high position -- on the Pincian Hill.
As it was, however, being forced out into the life-school of the world, she there matriculated on her own account, and so, perhaps, saved her further faculty from destruction.
But any beginner at a life-school could have pointed out in the same statue endless deficiencies in anatomical detail.
But besides a life-school attendance extending over not more than a fortnight, he had no other teachers than his own eyes and his own intelligence.
The tedious routine of the life-school, the hours spent in acquiring knowledge for which you had no immediate use, are past.
I suppose that our colleges are full of students who are going, to far outstrip their professors, that every life-school has a dozen lads who have just begun to handle brush and easel, and are going to put