Mary Antin Quote

His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture; but he never learned to write correctly; and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day.


At School in the Promised Land: Or The Story of a Little Immigrant (ed. 1912)

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His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation...

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His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation...

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His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation...

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His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation...