Of course the common school was unknown; for, where Slavery rules, the schoolmaster is shut out.
A common school system has been established by the legislature.
The farmer's boy went to a common school, and his brown-eyed play-mate entered a grammar school.
They must first have the common school to teach them to read, write, and cipher.
He spent his youth on his father's farm, and received a common school and academic education.
What, then, does the common school usually do for literary taste?
The common school teachers generally come from the common schools.
He received a common school education in Pittsburgh and Allegheny.
He received a common school education; read law four years and was admitted to practice.
He received a common school education, and a year in the academy.