Sunday, May 17, 2015


Tolerably Well Educated

Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), The Macdermots of Ballycloran, chapter IV (describing Myles Ussher):
He had been tolerably well educated; that is, he could read and write sufficiently, understood somewhat of the nature of figures, and had learnt, and since utterly forgotten, the Latin grammar.

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