Excerpt from A Sketch of the Life of John McLean, of Ohio His father, meantime, was still too straightened in his circumstances to afford him any thing better than the very limited tuition of the common school near him, got by snatches as the farm and the seasons permitted. Indifferent, however, as this make-shift schooling must generally be, the activity of the youth's own mind supplied all its interruptions and imper fections.
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