McGuffey William Holmes

Mc·Guf·fey

 (mə-gŭf′ē), William Holmes 1800-1873.
American educator who compiled the McGuffey Eclectic Readers (1836-1857), schoolbooks that combined reading lessons with moralistic teachings.
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