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a primer that provides instruction in the rudiments or basic skills of a branch of knowledge

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Even though the element of harm comes last in the hornbooks, (202)
Facsimiles of hornbooks and battledores, that were the reading fare of children in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, are quickly overtaken by books with Australian themes, although imports, such as works by the likes of Randolph Caldecott found their way onto Australian bookshelves.
195) While most hornbooks cite Lord Morris's opinion, (196) subsequent case law seems to favor Lord Devlin.
Because I didn't know a thing about the common law, civil procedure, or the actual practice of civil litigation, I dug into "book research," not just the cases and statutes, but treatises, digests, hornbooks, law reviews, and encyclopedias.
Facsimiles of hornbooks (1) and their successor, the battledore, are examined here within the context of a selection of contemporaneous English language alphabet books from the Library's rare Children's Literature Collection.
Returning to the textbook example, educational historians claim to trace a history of "the" North American textbook from Colonial hornbooks to the Open Court series today; however, this would be a crude representation.
But dear as these items were to Leslie, it was, in fact, the ephemera of the people who could not afford to buy books that gave him the biggest thrill--not just broadsides and chapbooks of popular songs and ballads but also children's hornbooks and primers which had been used to help someone learn to read or write.
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The Hornbooks of Rita K might just obliterate the gap for good.
3) After looking at a few turgid hornbooks, and wondering why on earth I was in law school, I ran across an article in the Harvard Law Review called The Irrepressible Myth of Erie.