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The Hoosier Schoolmaster

Edward Eggleston

The Hoosier Schoolmaster

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Published by Mcdougal Littell/Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Literature: Classics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert J. Dixson (Adapter), Walker Evans (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9404472M
    ISBN 100883434105
    ISBN 109780883434109
    OCLC/WorldCa8869993

    What took Ralph's breath was to find Dr. To a man of literary habits it usually seems to be a great boon that he confers on a woman when he gives her his love. Hartsook's mighty onsartin. But if he told his suspicions about Small, nobody would believe him. Did God concern himself with these things?

    And if they'd gone clean around, nothing could a saved him. Small was not in the habit of supposing. She whined ordinarily. He had given out all the hard words in the book. He approached a word as Bull approached the raccoon. The vowel is here drawn in this way for imperative emphasis, and it occurs as a consequence of drawling speech.

    I should like to know. The author now knows that such people are not to be put into books. Shockey is offered a room by Mr. By the early twentieth century, it was nationally acclaimed by critics for its realistic portrayal of a vanishing phase of American life.


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The morning session was drawing to a close. We're all selfish akordin' to my tell. A semicircular row of whiskers hedging the edge of the jaw and chin. Climbing the ladder, he got into bed, and shook as with the ague.

For ever since the day when Murrell's confederate bands were paralyzed by the death of their leader, there have still existed gangs of desperadoes in parts of Southern Indiana and Illinois, and in Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, and the Southwest.

It was something to have a companion to talk to. Bill often wondered afterward that he had not "fit" rather than obeyed the request.

Suspicion might fasten on himself. This is a book I would read over and over and over again. Betsey Short giggled. A pair of spectacles "with tortoise-shell rim.

They walked on in silence a minute. Nevertheless, Ralph was master from this time until the spelling-school came. But it seemed to the teacher that he wanted them to mind just a little before they were spoken to. Children of paupers were forced in indentured servitude?

Either the Squire had grown too large or the coat too small. What did I take you fer? Under the Confederation, the Congress was the government, and the forms of speech seem to have long retained the notion that what belonged to the United States was the property of Congress.

The Hoosier Schoolmaster: A Story of Backwoods Life in Indiana (Illustrated Edition)

Who could it be? On the other hand, one who accepts a challenge is said also to take the dare. But the article before a vowel may account for it if we consider it a corruption. You're a mean, deceitful thing.

He writes "yunless," "yeunder" under"yunderstanding," "yeundertake," and "yeouffeis" office. Such a smell of sulphur as came from that school-house!

For when the elm, naturally the most graceful of trees, once gets a "bad set," it can grow to be the most deformed. But it was when, in the unaccustomed sunshine of praise, she spread her wings a little, that he loved her.

And Betsey giggled. Only a keen reader of character might have asked whether all there was in that eye could live contented with this cool, austere, self-contained life; whether there would not be somewhere a volcanic eruption.

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He ate with deliberation, and looked everybody in the eyes with a manner that made Bud watch him curiously. The Greeks figured Cupid as naked, probably because he wears so many disguises that they could not select a costume for him.

Bull stuck up his ears in a dignified way, and the three or four yellow curs who were Bull's satellites yelped delightedly and discordantly. What kind of a place is a poor-house? The bulldog, the stern, relentless setting of the will, had gone, he knew not whither.

Like many other girls of her class, she was greatly enamored with the "subjection of women," and she stood ready to fall in love with any man strong enough to be her master.

What did Henry Small want to visit this old quack for?It was a long, lonesome, fearful night that the school-master passed, lying with nerves on edge and eyes wide open in that comfortless bed in the "furdest corner" of the loft of Pete Jones's house, shivering with cold, while the light snow that was falling sifted in upon the ragged patch-work quilt that covered him.

Jun 30,  · " The Hoosier Schoolmaster, by Edward Eggleston. [Chapter]" For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer: "Chapter [number] of The Hoosier Schoolmaster by Edward Eggleston.

This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain." If you wish, say: "Recording by [your name]". First and foremost, however, The Hoosier School-Master is a charming yet realistic novel in the manner of Tom Sawyer.

Set in Flat Creek, Indiana, in the s, the story relates the encounters of the new schoolteacher, Ralph Hartsook, with such lovable characters as Bud, Hannah, and Shocky.

I had first read "The Hoosier Schoolboy," a book recommended to me by my mother. The schoolmaster comes to teach in a small town in rural Indiana, presumably during the years after the Civil War. He must deal with older teenagers who are not good students and who are bullies/5(18). The Hoosier Schoolmaster by Edward Eggleson The Hoosier Schoolmaster by Edward Eggleson Chapter 2: A Spell Coming Performer: Librivox - Bridget Gaige.

Directions. Study the chapter for one week. Edward Eggleston wrote this book in the Hoosier dialect of mid-nineteenth century Indiana. The Hoosier Schoolmaster - A Story of Backwood Life in Indiana, Revised with an Introduction and Notes on the District, By Edward Eggleston - Edward Eggleston Published by Grosset and Dunlap ().