Mirror of Literature,  9 (1827), 181–82.

An Irish Hedge School



Extract, Reminiscences

Publications extracted:

Anon 1826a



    The narrator relates that the 'urchins' that came out of the school 'were obliged to make their best bow, by drawing back the left leg, catching the tuft of hair that hung over their forehead, and bringing their stiff necks to the precise mathematical curve that constituted politeness' (181).

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