dame school


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dame school

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(Education) (formerly) a small school, often in a village, usually run by an elderly woman in her own home to teach young children to read and write
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On our way to Portland, we passed a 'Magistrate's office,' which amused me, as looking far more like a dame school than any police establishment: for this awful Institution was nothing but a little lazy, good-for-nothing front parlour, open to the street; wherein two or three figures (I presume the magistrate and his myrmidons) were basking in the sunshine, the very effigies of languor and repose.
This dialogue took place in Eppie's earlier years, when Silas had to part with her for two hours every day, that she might learn to read at the dame school, after he had vainly tried himself to guide her in that first step to learning.
Construction of Notre Dame School at Laguna Estate is progressing well, with this due to open this year, when the current Notre Dame will be demolished and building will start on the new StAnnes School.
To pass on this important message, Freda often spends time with girls studying at the nearby Notre Dame School, just a few minutes away from the retirement home where she lives
The history of music publishing is examined from the perspective of specific editions, with chronological summaries of the editorial histories of the works of many composers, from the Notre Dame School to Hanns Eisler, and insight into the editorial principles of each period.
Her words decorate a wall of the Notre Dame School here where daily acts of learning and loving, of struggling to instruct and give structure to the lives of 158 students whose intellectual--and in some cases physical--abilities are compromised.
But I'd like to point out that Notre Dame School does not own 80% of the spaces in Everton Park Lifestyles Centre (ECHO, November 18).
Notre Dame School caters for about 250 students on primary and secondary campuses in Churchtown, South Dublin, The Trust that run the school for the past 10 years but has revealed the "difficult decision" has been taken to close.
These included two departments of Indian Institute of technology ( IIT), Zakir Hussain College, nursing college, Central schools, municipal schools, Cambridge Public School ( Lajpat Nagar) and Notre Dame School.
As a scholar of the "Bradshaw-Johnson Notre Dame school of liturgical studies," M.
In the parlance of the day, they were "low born" yet they were lucky and able enough to take due advantage of education offered by a dame school or one run by the church.
The Mendoza team has thus developed such initiatives as the "Design Futures" collaborations between the foresight students and students from the Notre Dame School of Industrial Design.