He compiled books of questions and answers on various studies for the use of young ladies in boarding-schools
We must try and get you apprenticed at some boarding-school
,' said Ralph.
After failing as a subordinate teacher in a boarding-school
he became a hack-writer in Birmingham, where, at the age of twenty-five, he made a marriage with a widow, Mrs.
We made up a nice little sum for her, and she has just opened a boarding-school
for girls to which the wealthy farmers hereabouts are beginning to send their daughters.
She had, at her own desire, received a regular boarding-school
education, superior to what any member of the family had obtained before.
But whether so or not, I was put in youth to a very genteel boarding-school
, the mistress being no less a lady than yourself, of about your own age or it may be some years younger, and a poorness of blood flowed from the table which has run through my life.
It was a good large room with big closets, and a bed which might have served for a whole boarding-school
, to say nothing of a couple of oaken presses that would have held the baggage of a small army; but what struck Tom's fancy most was a strange, grim-looking, high backed chair, carved in the most fantastic manner, with a flowered damask cushion, and the round knobs at the bottom of the legs carefully tied up in red cloth, as if it had got the gout in its toes.
Pullet's remarkable memory furnished some items; and while aunt Pullet pitied poor Bessy's bad luck with her children, and expressed a half-formed project of paying for Maggie's being sent to a distant boarding-school
, which would not prevent her being so brown, but might tend to subdue some other vices in her, aunt Glegg blamed Bessy for her weakness, and appealed to all witnesses who should be living when the Tulliver children had turned out ill, that she, Mrs.