Phrases with "teachers"

Henry Handel Richardson How did the teachers feel about it? — and she ran her eyes over the row, to learn their opinions from their faces. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

H. G. Wells It would have been scandalous and terrifying to those Sunday-school teachers to have heard any such things spoken about in Sunday school. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

The teachers taught, chiefly in rural districts where they could save money, and with the money they saved changed themselves into doctors, Fellows of the University, mining engineers. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Isabella Bird The teachers receive from 80l. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

If you found it dull you would be a bad scholar, whereas your teachers testify that you are a very apt pupil. My Childhood by Maksim Gorky

Anthony Trollope It is there that they are recognized as teachers by hundreds of thousands. North America by Anthony Trollope

Charlotte Perkins Gilman The parents were not—the nurses and teachers had short shifts—it seemed to be considered a pleasure and an honor to be allowed with the little ones. Moving the Mountain by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1911]

Andrew Lang In writing of friends and teachers at Oxford, I have not ventured to express gratitude to those who still live, still teach, still are the wisest and kindest friends of the hurrying generations. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

I realised from this little discussion that most men’s sisters were just as precocious as mine and just as likely to act as teachers in the matter of sex. My Life and Loves by Frank Harris

Anthony Trollope Thirty-four teachers are employed, at an average salary of 92l. North America by Anthony Trollope

But at the time when I first came across these teachers of life, in the midst of tedious and sordid realities, they appeared to me as persons of great spiritual strength, the best people in the world. In the World by Maksim Gorky

Henry Adams The chief wonder of education is that it does not ruin everybody concerned in it, teachers and taught. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

I believe that some measure of this kind would do more to secure a good supply of teachers than anything else. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

Henry Handel Richardson Unattached teachers were regarded with suspicion—unless they happened to be former pupils of the institution, in which case it was assumed that they carried out its precepts. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Foreign teachers have adopted it to signify their profession. The Daughter of the Commandant by Aleksandr Pushkin

H. G. Wells The influence of certain teachers and groups of teachers was very considerable. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Elizabeth Gaskell There are three teachers in the school — Mademoiselle Blanche, Mademoiselle Sophie, and Mademoiselle Marie. The two first have no particular character. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

This cause lay in the polemic form which so often they found a necessity, or a convenience, or a temptation for assuming, as teachers or defenders of the truth. The Pagan Oracles by Thomas De Quincey

Edward Bellamy These regents, who, of course, are responsible to Congress, are chosen by the honorary members of the guilds of education and medicine, the retired teachers and doctors of the country. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

The dullest of teachers is the one who does not know what to omit. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

George Gissing There is no need at this time of day to remind ourselves of teachers who have fallen into the fatal springe of apostolicism. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

D. H. Lawrence He had signed, all the teachers had signed. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Willa Cather His teachers were in despair, and his drawing master voiced the feeling of them all when he declared there was something about the boy which none of them understood. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman That absurd old despotism which kept the grade of teachers down so low, was very promptly changed. Moving the Mountain by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1911]

Sinclair Lewis It was from Victor Loveland, one of the younger, more international-minded teachers in Doremus’s old school, Isaiah College. DEAR DR. JESSUP: (“Hm. ‘Dr. Jessup.’ Not me, m’ lad. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

F. Scott Fitzgerald They got English teachers working in pictures! What do they know?” “How about a little something on ‘Quaker Girl’?” “No,” said Pat. “This afternoon I got an important angle to work on. The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1941]

Isabella Bird The number of Nestorians or Syrians employed as teachers in the College and the Fiske Seminary for girls, as translators, as printers, and as medical assistants, is very considerable. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Sir Walter Scott This, if ye are Christians, ye believe — it is, you say, recalled; but so my teachers have not taught me. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

Miles Franklin The calm air of ownership with which Harold drew near annoyed me, or, as Sunday-school teachers would explain it, Satan got hold of me. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

Willa Cather What, I wondered, did she get from it? She had been a good pianist in her day, I knew, and her musical education had been broader than that of most music teachers of a quarter of a century ago. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

They will trust the school managers and teachers till they have reason to distrust them, and experience has shown that they may trust them safely enough. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

There are female teachers in all the necessary branches, such as reading writing, sewing, arithmetic, etc. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

Anthony Trollope The bishop will expect that you shall attend this school and that the teachers shall be under your inspection and care. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Robert Louis Stevenson Some of his work was done; for already there had been Dutch teachers admitted into Nangasaki, and the country at large was keen for the new learning. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

George Meredith Years are the teachers of the great rocky natures, whom they round and sap and pierce in caverns, having them on all sides, and striking deep inward at moments. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

No teachers of that kind — of any kind — are there?” “No; my uncle thinks it better I should lay in a store of health, he says. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

George Meredith Most diligent of teachers then, But now with all to learn, She breathed beyond a thought of men, Though formed to make men burn. Last Poems by George Meredith [1909]

John Stuart Mill Both teachers and learners go to sleep at their post, as soon as there is no enemy in the field. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill [1859]

H. G. Wells We are against all these rulers and teachers as they exist, we are against them for the sake of our invincible belief in that possible new world. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

George Gissing The teachers disliked her; among the pupils she had no friends. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Sinclair Lewis All public schools are atrocious, but it is not true that the teachers are underpaid, and, certainly, taxes must be kept down. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis

D. H. Lawrence She had her place as comrade and sharer in the work of the school, her fellow teachers had signed to her, as one of them. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

H. G. Wells One thought of the outstanding teachers and founders of the past as mighty figures, but this movement must be far mightier in its ambition. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

Virginia Woolf It was a thousand pities if you thought, as he did, that Carlyle was one of the great teachers of mankind. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf [1927]

Rudyard Kipling The country born and bred boy has his own manners and customs, which do not resemble those of any other land; and his teachers approach him by roads which an English master would not understand. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

With regard to drawing, I do not think there is any practical difficulty; but in respect to the scientific object lessons you want teachers trained in a manner different from that which now prevails. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

Andrew Lang As the orthodox teachers are thus at variance, so that there is no safety in orthodoxy, we may attempt to use our heterodox method. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

Robert Louis Stevenson Every one who lives any semblance of an inner life thinks more nobly and profoundly than he speaks; and the best of teachers can impart only broken images of the truth which they perceive. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

Sinclair Lewis His workers were bank-tellers, bookkeepers in wholesale groceries, shoe clerks, teachers of manual training. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Miles Franklin If she gets hold of a fellow with any sort of a head on him she has lots more standing than sour old school teachers and these other old maids, on their own, can have. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Willa Cather What, I wondered, did she get from it? She had been a good pianist in her day I knew, and her musical education had been broader than that of most music teachers of a quarter of a century ago. The Troll Garden by Willa Cather [1905]

H. G. Wells The Education Department had paid all of us scholars, exhibitionists, teachers in training, to come to London, but it had no organization to look after us when we were there. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Lucy Maud Montgomery There’s been some Pye or other going to Avonlea school for the last twenty years, and I guess their mission in life was to keep school teachers reminded that earth isn’t their home. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

Sinclair Lewis But of his studies Babbitt could learn nothing save a mumbled, “Oh, gosh, these old stiffs of teachers just give you a lot of junk about literature and economics. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

His influence had done more to humanize the men he was associated with than any preachers or teachers could have done. Under Two Flags by Ouida [1867]

Willa Cather Several of Paul’s teachers had a theory that his imagination had been perverted by garish fiction, but the truth was that he scarcely ever read at all. The Troll Garden by Willa Cather [1905]

H. G. Wells The teachers varied in prestige with the number of their following. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

H. G. Wells But teachers are for the world and not the world for teachers. World Brain by H. G. Wells [1938]

H. G. Wells Nowadays we find a common quality in all these madmen, prophets, teachers and disturbers of the mental peace. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

H. G. Wells Our new scheme must include not only priests and teachers but prophets and seekers. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [1903]

D. H. Lawrence Soon scholars and teachers would be outside, each going his own way. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Voltaire. (Ignorant teachers of this weak world. Zanoni by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1842]

Willa Cather With her other teachers she had felt a personal relation; but with him she did not. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Sinclair Lewis Our parents and teachers have explained the cause of life, So against the evil-minded we’ll also make strife. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis [1925]

Anthony Trollope Lilian, also in her best frock, came down the school-steps, and three of the school teachers came with her. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Ralph Waldo Emerson Is it a reply to these suggestions to say, Society is a Pestalozzian school: all are teachers and pupils in turn? We are equally served by receiving and by imparting. Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1850]

H. G. Wells Religious teachers inculcated loyalty and obedience; the business men ordered their argosies across the oceans, and the social conflicts muttered about the factories. The Autocracy of Mr. Parham by H. G. Wells [1930]

Anne Bronte So said the teachers of our childhood; and so say we to the children of the present day. Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte [1847]

Catherine Helen Spence I think the bread earning employment keeps our religious teachers healthy in mind and body. A Week in the Future by Catherine Helen Spence

Walter Besant How to deserve their love and to retain their respect? Dorothy, let it be your task to teach me!’ ‘Alas! my lord, there are many better teachers than myself. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

Sigmund Freud When our student days are over, it is no longer our parents or teachers who see to our punishment; the inexorable chain of cause and effect of later life has taken over our further education. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Edmund Burke Let the noble teachers but dissent, it is no matter from whom or from what. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

Ford Madox Ford Like most of her young friends, influenced by the advanced teachers and tendential novelists of the day, she would have stated herself to advocate an — of course, enlightened! — promiscuity. Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

Leon Trotsky During the long evenings, when my father and mother were already asleep, I would relate to my sister and oldest brother how it all happened, impersonating the teachers and the boys. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Catherine Helen Spence School holidays were few and short compared to those of our time, when the hard-working teachers and pupils needed long holidays. A Week in the Future by Catherine Helen Spence

Still the mensuration went on till one day, when in the kail-yard behind the teachers house, Burns met a young lass, who set his heart on fire, and put an end to mensuration. Robert Burns by John Campbell Shairp [1879]

John Lewis Burckhard There is not a single public school in the town where lectures are given, as in other parts of Turkey; and the great mosque is the only place where teachers of Eastern learning are found. Travels in Arabia by John Lewis Burckhard

The mistresses trained on his system are called “Dr. Bell’s sour-looking teachers in petticoats. Wordsworth by F. W. H. Myers [1881]

Wilkie Collins But the old teachers are all dead, or gone elsewhere; and no enlightenment is to be hoped for from that quarter. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Her English is good and refined, and that is not always the case with the English teachers who come over to France—the French ladies who engage them cannot judge of our accent. Featherston’s Story by Ellen Wood [1889]

H. G. Wells Some of my teachers will certainly carry on. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Sinclair Lewis She rushed into the room pouring out: “I’m afraid you’ll think the teachers have been shabby in not coming near you, but we wanted to give you a chance to get settled. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

H. G. Wells Half my teachers are with me in that. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

George Gissing She could read French, but did not attempt to pursue the other languages of which her teachers had given her a smattering. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

H. G. Wells It is astonishing how stale most middle-aged medical men, teachers and solicitors And beyond Grade E I have put a further ultimate grade for the fully adult human being. World Brain by H. G. Wells [1938]

Theron remembered that these were the Christian Brothers, the semi-monastic teachers of the Catholic school. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Charles Dickens The teachers were infinitely superior, for they had paid to go to school in their time, and were paid now. The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens [1840]

H. G. Wells With such teachers as we have — teachers trained only to reaction, overworked, underpaid, hampered by uninspiring examinations, without initiative, without proper leisure. World Brain by H. G. Wells [1938]

Zélie St. Pierre was at Paris, with her relatives; the other teachers were at their homes. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

The amount of work these teachers accomplish in a day is incredible: the boys’ school opens at eight in the morning and closes at four, with intermission of an hour at noon. Italian Journeys by William Dean Howells [1867]

Olaf Stapledon Fundamentally they’re just as good stuff as the artisans, teachers and housewives that I deal with. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

Henry Handel Richardson Other teachers besides Schwarz had been forsaken for the new-comer, but in no case by so large a body of students. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Leon Trotsky Whenever I met one of my teachers in the street, I bowed with all possible deference. My Life by Leon Trotsky

H. G. Wells These teachers had a lively sense of their leaders’ defects and of their own modest but real moral superiority. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Our teachers are ‘leading citizens’ now—we have elected one President from the School Principalship of a state. Moving the Mountain by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1911]

Tobias Smolle Crabshaw, eyeing him askance, said, by way of reproach, for his not alighting and assisting him in person, “Thatch your house with t — d, and you’ll have more teachers than reachers. The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smolle

Arthur Conan Doyle They had been dismissed by their terrified teachers and were speeding for their homes when the poison caught them in its net. The Poison Belt by Arthur Conan Doyle [1913]

Elizabeth Gaskell The teachers would, of course, be unwilling to lay any complaints on the subject before him. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

H. G. Wells One example is as good as a score of the silly bickering resistances I put up to annoy my teachers during that futile course of instruction. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Jack London The children struck in all the schools, and such teachers as came, went home again from deserted class rooms. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

Isabella Bird I am visiting the three lady teachers of the Faith Hubbard Boarding School for girls, and the visit is an oasis on my journey. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

The teachers were three young women of the prosperous middle-classes, who each worked two days a week without remuneration. The Infidel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1900]

Olaf Stapledon He gave his teachers the impression that in all his work he was but playing a game, or that he was learning the mental tricks of the human race without believing in them or approving of them. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

Charlotte Perkins Gilman The less practical, perhaps; the girls who were artists of some sort, ethicists, teachers — that kind. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1915]

At twelve years old she was dismissed from the local Board School for the sound reason that the teachers confessed their inability to teach her anything more. Limehouse Nights by Thomas Burke

Willa Cather Several of Paul’s teachers had a theory that his imagination had been perverted by garish fiction; but the truth was, he scarcely ever read at all. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

H. G. Wells It had more men and women made to its pattern and a greater force of teachers and inspectors it could trust. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

E. F. Benson Believe me, teachers may be hard-worked, ill-paid and despised, but the girl who stays at home doing nothing is worse off than the hardest-wrought and worst paid drudge of a school. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

The programme of the fête-day’s proceedings comprised: Presentation of plate, collation in the garden, dramatic performance (with pupils and teachers for actors), a dance and supper. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Leon Trotsky Other teachers asked even less. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Robert Green Ingersoll Our great trouble is that most teachers are dishonest. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

H. G. Wells You could educate the whole world to the not very exalted level of a Cambridge graduate in a single lifetime, if you had schools, colleges, apparatus and teachers enough. The New World Order by H. G. Wells

Candidates for rewards had then to work in good earnest; masters and teachers had to set their shoulders to the wheel, to urge on the backward, and diligently aid and train the more promising. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Thomas Carlyle For any third teacher it was better still; and grew ever the better, the more teachers there came. On Heroes and Hero Worship and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle

Isabella Bird The teachers find it extremely difficult to preserve discipline at all; and the pilfering habits of the pupils are almost incorrigible. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

G. K. Chesterton His Puritan teachers could not prevent him from taking up theatricals, but they made him take theatricals seriously. George Bernard Shaw by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

The presence of the curate and Sunday–School teachers guaranteed propriety. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

Wilkie Collins The teachers were at the other end of the room, appearing to be ill at ease. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

We are not speaking controversially, either as teachers of theology or of philosophy; and we are careless of the particular construction by which the reader interprets to himself this profound idea. The Theban Sphinx by Thomas De Quincey

H. G. Wells They will face a world in extreme need of more teachers and fresh-minded and inspiring teachers at that. The New World Order by H. G. Wells

Of the Hajji and the Mayor she felt little; they knew and did things, but they answered to no need or capacity within her except as teachers or clients. Many Dimensions by Charles Williams [1931]

Willa Cather His teachers were asked to state their respective charges against him, which they did with such a rancour and aggrievedness as evinced that this was not a usual case. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

H. G. Wells If the teachers we have today are not equal to the task required of them, then we have to recondition our teachers or replace them. World Brain by H. G. Wells [1938]

Charles Dickens Perhaps they were more like country milliners, and pupil teachers rather tawdrily dressed, than any other classes of young women. The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens [1860]

There are a great many people who imagine that elementary teaching might be properly carried out by teachers provided with only elementary knowledge. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

Ralph Waldo Emerson For a time our teachers serve us personally, as metres or milestones of progress. Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1850]

Elizabeth Barrett Browning We are helpers, fellow-creatures, Of the right against the wrong; We are earnest-hearted teachers Of the truth which maketh strong— Yet do we teach in vain? Rock us softly, Lest it be all in vain. A Drama of Exile by Elizabeth Barrett Browning [1844]

H. G. Wells At times our teachers spoke of the Master of Mankind, but they spoke without understanding; they spoke of him as a sort of trickster who worked miracles and achieved jail delivery from the tomb. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

Henry Handel Richardson Astonished titterings followed in her wake; even the teachers goggled her, afterwards to put their heads together. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

Jules Verne The scholars would not submit to be shut in, and, besides, the infection took the teachers themselves, who overwhelmed the boys and girls with extravagant tasks and punishments. Doctor Ox’s Experiment by Jules Verne [1874]

Sinclair Lewis Through these insulting portholes she stared at Sir Henry, and blatted, “Maybe the poor darlings of teachers haven’t enough cash to stick it out here any longer, and they got to ‘scamper. World So Wide by Sinclair Lewis

H. G. Wells We could not have existed except as teachers who did not teach, but pass. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Rudyard Kipling He studied song-making (good teachers he had too!), but he sang those songs with his back toward the Hill, and his face toward folk. Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling [1910]

The two younger members of this association of teachers were both graduates of our University, one of the year 1819, the other of 1818. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Virginia Woolf The teachers should be drawn from the good livers as well as from the good thinkers. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

Isabella Bird Smattering would be infinitely despised by teachers and pupils. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Henry Kingsley You are leading a life which can only end in misery, as even the teachers of the false and corrupt religion which you profess would tell you. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

Andrew Lang Other objections are put forward by teachers of popular science who have not examined — or, having examined, misreport — the results of the Census in detail. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

D. H. Lawrence All the other teachers hated him, and fanned their hatred among themselves. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

That efficiency will, I doubt not, be very much increased as the system becomes known and perfected, even with the very limited leisure left to masters and teachers on week-days. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

D. H. Lawrence His teachers were his subjects as much as the scholars. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Jack London They do not understand the West End, yet they come down to the East End as teachers and savants. The People of the Abyss by Jack London [1903]

Wilkie Collins Down with all schools and teachersespecially the new teacher, who came this half year. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

Mark Twain The young lady teachers “showed off”— bending sweetly over pupils that were lately being boxed, lifting pretty warning fingers at bad little boys and patting good ones lovingly. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain [1876]

But for the nation we had our duties, and we should not suffer our teachers and originators to sink thus. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

As to admirers, you hardly know what they are; you can’t even talk on the subject: you sit dumb when the other teachers quote their conquests. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

H. G. Wells The old-world teachers and schools have to be reformed or replaced. What are we to do with our lives? by H. G. Wells [1928]

My teachers had been the sailors of the Norfolk shore; coast men, with steady eyes, mighty limbs, and gentle voice; men of very few words, which at least were never bare of meaning. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

Willa Cather I can’t believe but teachers are more interested in their students when they are concerned for their spiritual development, as well as the mental. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]