Schoolmistress in a sentence

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Definition of Schoolmistress

  • A woman who governs and teaches a school; a female school-teacher.
  • a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)

How to use schoolmistress in a sentence. Schoolmistress pronunciation.

He would have liked to ask him if he was to understand that bad singing tended to a devotional mood, but wishing to remain on good terms with his superior, he said nothing and waited for Father Peter to state his case against the new schoolmistress, which he seemed to think could be done by speaking of the danger of young unmarried women in the parish.
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He felt that it would be impossible for him to remain Father Peter's curate if the schoolmistress were sent away for no fault of hers, merely because she wore a happy face.
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Oh, but I don't think that your schoolmistress would suit a convent school.
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His thoughts strayed from her for a moment, for it gave him pleasure to recollect that he had defended his schoolmistress.
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He only knew that she left the church during his sermon; at what moment he did not know, nor did he know that she had left the parish till next day, when the children came up to tell him there was no schoolmistress.
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Whence the thought came he could not tell, nor what had put it into his head, but it had occurred to him suddenly that 'if Father Peter had lived a few weeks longer he would have found means of exchanging Nora Glynn for another schoolmistress, more suitable to the requirements of the parish.
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If Father Peter felt that Nora Glynn was not the kind of schoolmistress the parish required, should he not send her away?
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She tells me that she was schoolmistress in your parish and organist in your church, and that you thought very highly of her until one day a tale-bearer, Mrs. O'Mara by name, went to your house and told you that your schoolmistress was going to have a baby.
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I have worked in London among the poor for forty years, and Miss Glynn's story is, to my certain knowledge, not an uncommon one; it is, I am sorry to say, most probable; it is what would happen to any schoolmistress in Ireland in similar circumstances.
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You'll be able to offer her as much as she was earning in my parish as schoolmistress.
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My little schoolmistress, the secretary of a great scholar!
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Do you know, I find it difficult to take life seriously, and I walk about the streets thinking of you, Father Gogarty, and the smile that will come over your face, half angry, half pleased, when you read that your schoolmistress is going to Central Asia in quest of the Christian river.
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One day the schoolmistress left her penknife open upon her desk, when she went out of her room during the recess; nearly all the girls took it into their hands to look at it, for it had a number of blades, and was rather curious; some of them tried the knife to see how sharp it was.
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When the schoolmistress came in, she immediately saw that we had taken up her knife.
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No one accused me, but I felt like a criminal; every one thought well of me; my schoolmistress and companions all loved me; but I despised and hated myself.
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When there was silence, the schoolmistress told us that she was glad to see that, though we had done wrong in the morning, we were trying now to do right, and repair our fault; that although we had not obeyed conscience then, we were acting as it directed us now.
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He married a schoolmistress, one Miss Martin, who was responsible for the teaching of some twelve or fifteen children of tender age, and who, what was more, owned the house in which she kept school.
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This man of high intelligence and cultivation wrote like a provincial schoolmistress moralizing.
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At the close of two such foolish, idle, happy hours he found himself lying at the feet of the schoolmistress, gazing dreamily in her face as she sat upon the sloping hillside weaving wreaths of laurel and syringa, in very much the same attitude as he had lain when first they met.
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I know that he longed to be doing something,-slaying a grizzly, scalping a savage, or sacrificing himself in some way for the sake of this sallow-faced, gray-eyed schoolmistress.
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Examples of Schoolmistress

Example #1
But if you're satisfied with her discipline,' Father Oliver jerked out, and it was all he could do to check himself from further snaps at the parish priest, a great burly man who could not tell a minor from a major chord, yet was venting the opinion that good singing distracted the attention of the congregation at their prayers.
Example #2
He looked that way and saw a small, thin girl coming towards the stile.
Example #3
What Father Peter would have done if he had lived no one would ever know.
Example #4
Influence must be brought to bear, and Father Peter must be prevented from perpetrating a gross injustice.
Example #5
If Mrs. O'Mara could be believed, Eliza said that she could offer Nora Glynn more money than she was earning in Garranard.
Example #6
But Eliza didn't think there was anyone in the country qualified for the post but Nora Glynn.