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  • verb Present participle of schoolmaster. What a schoolmaster does, running a school.


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  • But Upward had volunteered for a lifetime of schoolmastering, and of activism in the teachers union.

    The Captive Mind

  • But Upward had volunteered for a lifetime of schoolmastering, and of activism in the teachers union.

    The Captive Mind

  • His connection with the Stapletons can be traced for several years, as far back as the schoolmastering days, so that he must have been aware that his master and mistress were really husband and wife.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars

  • “Anything except schoolmastering and selling things on commission.”

    Over the River

  • He knew he had no right under any circumstances, it was one of the weaknesses of schoolmastering to assume a right where none existed.

    The Fifth Rapunzel

  • It would be easy for me to spend my time in talking on the technical aspect of the subject; I could deal with curriculum and organization, with school buildings and class-rooms, black-boards, and all the material of schoolmastering, and could show you how great is the similarity in these matters in all civilized countries.

    The Unity of Civilization

  • One of the emoluments of schoolmastering is the opportunity it affords for communing with elect souls whose very presence is a tonic.

    Reveries of a Schoolmaster

  • I suppose that the size of my world is the measure of myself, and that in my schoolmastering I am simply trying to enlarge the world of my pupils.

    Reveries of a Schoolmaster

  • I remember my old schoolmastering days, and the hours I spent with a class of boys sitting in front of me; how constantly one saw boys in the midst of their work, with pen suspended and page unturned, look up with that expression denoting that some vision had passed before the inward eye -- which, as Wordsworth justly observes, constitutes "the bliss of solitude" -- obliterating for a moment the surrounding scene.

    Cambridge Essays on Education

  • Perhaps, indeed, they got too good a man for the post; for after five years of educational work in Madras, Mr. Orde complained that his schoolmastering had been 'much prejudicial to my health,' and he asked to be relieved of his duties and to be appointed to a post in the

    The Story of Madras


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