The mistress of the dame-school at Clermont recognised in the Abbé's protégé her former pupil.
We seldom see engravings in the classics of the college; these are reserved for the spelling-books of the dame-school.
The dame-school, which was about a mile from the village, was a long, low house with a thatched roof.
Here is his account of his first attendance at the central town-school of Dorchester, after he had left a dame-school.
The gods do not keep a dame-school for us here on earth, and their ways are less obvious than that.
The mistress of a dame-school can hear spelling-lessons; and any hedge-schoolmaster can drill boys in the multiplication-table.
In the porch a white-headed woman, in a gold-edged blue kerchief and poppy-red skirt, was holding a dame-school.