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This may seem like hornbook eighth-grade civics, but it bears repeating.
But not to nod over a hornbook at the petty school—not John Shakespeare's son!A Warwickshire Lad|George Madden Martin
For hornbook and primmer for Jenkins' girle to learn to read, 6d.Notes and Queries for Worcestershire|John Noake
The printed cardboard battledore was a successor of the hornbook.
And, Captain Borroughcliffe, as you appear to be forgetting the use of your own language, here is even a hornbook for you!The Pilot|J. Fenimore Cooper
This like the criss-cross row in the hornbook was originally Christ's cross.