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Harvard University (whose first schoolmaster, Nathaniel Eaton, was a slave owner) didn't allow women to receive degrees there until 1963 — 327 years after Harvard was established.
That story begins with Will in Lancashire, working as a put-upon schoolmaster.
An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward.
Just listen to the town’s venerable schoolmaster, or the dashing journalist from the big city, or the gnarly jail keeper, whose speech shifts regularly into wild, increasingly feral approximations of standard English.
A seemingly ordinary 10-year-old boy of humble origins blows away the ogre-like village schoolmaster with his ability to add up a series of one hundred numbers in his head.
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SCHOOLMASTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of schoolmaster for English Language Learners
: a man who teaches in a school
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