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89. An eyewinker placed in the palm of the hand will cause the ferule
to break when the teacher strikes the palm with it.
Portsmouth, N.H.

90. Pine tar or pitch in the hand will prevent the blows of the ferule
from causing pain. (Portsmouth, N.H., sixty years ago.)

Believed by most schoolboys there at that time.





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