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  §10. Ezekiel Cheever. XXIII. Education. Vol. 17. Later National Literature, Part II. The Cambridge History of ...
The outstanding figure in the conduct of the Latin school, as well as the chief representative of the colonial schoolmaster, is Ezekiel Cheever, who taught for seventy years, the last thirty-eight of them as master of the Boston Grammar School.
Cheever himself contributed little to literature except a Latin Accidence, probably the earliest American school book, entitled A Short Introduction to the Latin Tongue (before 1650).
Another of Cheever’s pupils was Judge Sewall, who has left us in his diary some details of the schooling of his children.
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 Franklin Parker Publications : Weblog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ezekiel Cheever was born in London, January 25, 1614, the son of William Cheaver (as he spelled his name), who made his living in the cloth trade.
Cheever's school was open mornings from 7 to 11 in summer and from 8 to 11 in winter and in the afternoons from 1 to 5.
Cheever's funeral was attended by many people of all stations of life, including the governor, councilors, ministers, and justices, most of whom had been his pupils.
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 Search Results for "Ezekiel"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
36.9, 10 3 the word of the LORD came expressly unto Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chalde'ans by the...
Ezekiel Portrays the Removal into Captivity 1 The word of the LORD also came unto me, saying, 2 Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a rebellious house, which...
EZEKIEL GROSSE, gent., attorney-at-law, bought the lands of Rosewarne from one of the De Rosewarnes, who had become involved in debt by endeavouring, without sufficient...
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 Ezekiel Cheever - TheBestLinks.com - Arthur Miller, Witchcraft, Salem, The Crucible, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ezekiel Cheever, Arthur Miller, Witchcraft, Salem, The Crucible, Abigail...
Ezekiel Cheever is a character in Arthur Miller's play about witchcraft hysteria in Salem, The Crucible.
His most important appearance is in the Proctor household in which he denounces Elizabeth Proctor for witchcraft, regarding the poppet which was placed in the Proctor house so that it would look like that she was practising witchcraft against Abigail Williams.
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 Jo Anne Preston | 'He lives as a Master': Seventeenth-Century Masculinity, Gendered Teaching, and Careers of New ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Indeed, by the beginning of the eighteenth century, when Mather wrote his elegy for Cheever, the kind of schoolmaster Cheever represented—the college-educated Latin master who trained male students for leadership in the church and the state, was already dated, challenged by the new job structures in teaching.
Soon after his arrival, Cheever accompanied a small group of Puritan men to New Haven where he served as the first schoolmaster and a leader of this fledgling community, signing the Plantation Covenant, which formalized the township as a Puritan entity, and occasionally preaching in the local church.
ÊEzekiel Cheever, The Scriptural Prophecies Explained (Boston: Green and Russell, 1757), 3–4; Henry Bernard, Biographical Sketch of Ezekiel Cheever, 3–27; Michael Wigglesworth, "Memoir" as quoted in Gould, Ezekiel Cheever Schoolmaster, 11; Samuel Sewell's diary as quoted in Bernard, Biographical Sketch of Ezekiel Cheever, 22.
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 Unit I - The Rules of Latin
Cheever's notes, however, were not original since they relied almost completely on the definitions and models of the nouns, adjectives, and verbs of a sixteenth-century Latin grammar book by William Lily in England.
Cheever, for example, used amare, docere, legere, and audire as his model verbs for the paradigms of the first through the fourth conjugations, and the same verbs are frequnetly used as models in several contemporary grammar books for the same purpose.
Ezekiel Cheever Taught; and which he found the most advantageous by Seventy years Experience." The Accidence has survived, but how it was used in the classroom is an entirely different question.
www.holycross.edu /departments/classics/wziobro/Readings/UNITI.htm   (3137 words)

 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: The Crucible - Short Summary
Elizabeth tells John that she must tell Ezekiel Cheever, the constable, that Abigail admitted that Betty's sickness has nothing to do with witchcraft, but Proctor admits that nobody will believe him because he was alone with Abigail at the time.
Ezekiel Cheever arrives to arrest Elizabeth on the charge that she sent her spirit out to Abigail and stuck a needle in her.
Cheever finds the poppet, which has a needle in it, but Mary Warren says that she made the poppet in court that day, although Abigail witnessed her making it.
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EZEKIEL3 CHEEVER (WILLIAM2, JAMES1) was born January 25, 1614 in London, England, and died August 21, 1708 in Boston, Mass..
EZEKIEL4 CHEEVER (EZEKIEL3, WILLIAM2, JAMES1) was born July 01, 1655 in Ipswich, Mass, and died October 30, 1731 in or 1744 Salem, Mass.
THOMAS4 CHEEVER, REV (EZEKIEL3, WILLIAM2, JAMES1) was born August 23, 1658 in Ipswich, Mass, and died December 27, 1749 in Chelsea, Mass.
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 History of Boston Latin School - The Oldest Public School in America
On December 29, 1670, the celebrated Ezekiel Cheever was invited to become Head Master.
Cheever was well known throughout the colonies, for he had written the famous Accidence, which was the accepted Latin grammar.
In the first-floor corridor to the right of the main entrance, there is a tablet in memory of Ezekiel Cheever.
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 Evolution of the Ordnance Department
Cheever had acquired some experience by transporting cannon and producing and delivering carriages for cannon for the Massachusetts Committee of Safety on the eve of the Revolution.
Cheever's duties were restricted to the main Continental army, but there were other commissaries of military stores serving in the field.
Washington instructed him to assist Cheever in loading the ammunition and ordnance stores, taking care to forward first those stores-such as powder, musket balls, fixed ammunition, empty paper cannon cartridges, flints, fuzes, and the like-which would be first in demand at the general rendezvous.
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 Ordnance Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ordnance Corps was created in 1775 by a committee of the Continental Congress (which included future President of the United States George Washington to study the procurement and storage of ammunition and methods of arms.
The committee appointed Ezekiel Cheever as Commissary General of the Artillery Stores and technically the first Chief of Ordnance.
In 1776, Continental Congress created a Board of War and Ordnance, which was responsible for the issuing of supplies to soldiers.
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 New Page 1
Proof of the common ancestry of most of those who are now known to have borne the name of Cheever in colonial times in New England, is clearly furnished by the public records, and may be briefly referred to here.
BARTHOLOMEW CHEE­VER, of Boston, cordwainer, in his will, dated Oct. 21, 1693, pro­bated Dec. 28, 1693, mentions his brother Daniel Cheever and his cousins Ezekiel Cheever, schoolmaster, and Richard Cheever.
The purpose of this paper is to give a brief account of Bartholo­mew and Richard Cheever, and some of the descendants of the lat­ter, as a contribution to a genealogy of the Cheever family.
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 Cheever Family Crest
In continental Europe, the most ancient recorded family crest was discovered upon the monumental effigy of a Count of Wasserburg in the church of St. Emeran, at Ratisobon, Germany...
In the Cheever coat of arms as in all coat of arms the crest is only one element of the full armorial achievement.
Heraldry is defined as the hereditary art or science of blazoning, the description is appropriate technical terms of Coats-of-Arms and other heraldic and armorial insignia, and is of very ancient origin...
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 CliffsNotes::The Crucible:Book Summary and Study Guide
Ezekiel Cheever and Marshal Herrick arrive at the Proctor house with a warrant for Elizabeth's arrest.
Cheever discovers the poppet that Mary Warren made for Elizabeth, and he finds a needle inside the doll.
Cheever says that Abigail was stabbed with a needle while eating at Parris' house, and Abigail accused Elizabeth's spirit of stabbing her.
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 Atwater - Chapter 13
Ezekiel Cheever, who at that time taught school in his own house; and under him, in a year or two I profited so much, through the 263
Ezekiel Cheever, the present school-master, for two or three years at first; but that not proving a competent maintenance, in August, 1644, it was enlarged to ^30 a year, and so continueth."
Cheever's difficulty with the church it was uncomfortable for him to reside in New Haven, and he soon removed to Ipswich.
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 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: The Crucible
Elizabeth tells John to go to Ezekiel Cheever and tell him what Abigail told him last week, that Betty's sickness had nothing to do with witchcraft.
Proctor reassures her that he will find Ezekiel Cheever and tell him what Abigail said, but Elizabeth thinks that more than Cheever's help is needed now.
Cheever arrives to charge Elizabeth; he asks if there are any poppets in the house, but Elizabeth denies it.
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 Cheever Coat of Arms, Family Crest
First found in Leicestershire where they were seated from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: William Chever who arrived in Boston in 1820; George Chevers arrived in Philadelphia in 1844; James Chevers arrived in Philadelphia in 1871; Bartholomew, Daniel, and Ezekiel Cheever, settled in Boston Mass.
This practice, which often included paying homage to the Clan Chief at important events was effective in building respect, devotion and familiarity between different families within the same clan.
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 A Synthesis of My Learning in English
The Crucible and then attending the actual performance of the play, my impressions of Ezekiel Cheever and John Proctor were altered.
My original thoughts on Ezekiel Cheever after reading the script, was that I thought of him as more of a friend to the Proctor’s.
This evidence of how my reactions to the characters Ezekiel Cheever and John Proctor were changed from reading the script and then watching the production of the play, represent how texts can easily be interpreted in many different ways.
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 Mather (1708) Corderius Americanus: An essay upon the good education of children, and what may hopefully be attempted ...
Mather (1708) Corderius Americanus: An essay upon the good education of children, and what may hopefully be attempted for the hope of the flock : in a funeral sermon upon Mr.
Ezekiel Cheever, the ancient and honourable master of the Free-School in Boston, who left off, but when mortality took him off, in August 1708, the ninety fourth year of his age, with an elegy and an epitaph upon him
Corderius Americanus: An essay upon the good education of children, and what may hopefully be attempted for the hope of the flock : in a funeral sermon upon Mr.
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 Cheever Family Genealogy Forum
Re: Samuel Cheever and Sally Bute - Dianne Pierson 3/09/01
Re: CHEEVER EZEKIL abt 1830 - Deborah Cogill 7/11/02
Re: Stoughton Alger Cheever - Deborah Cogill 7/11/02
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 2-3, Grandfather's Chair, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1840
Amid just such a murmur has Master Cheever spent above sixty years; and long habit has made it as pleasant to him as the hum of a beehive when the insects are busy in the sunshine.
Old Master Cheever has lived so long, and seen so many generations of school-boys grow up to be men, that now he can almost prophesy what sort of a man each boy will be.
This class of boys, in short, must supply the world with those active, skilful hands, and clear, sagacious heads, without which the affairs of life would be thrown into confusion by the theories of studious and visionary men.
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Sarah Payne Stuart's review of Susan Cheever's ''Note Found in a Bottle'' (Jan. 10) is seriously flawed on two counts.
As a distant relative and a contemporary of John Cheever, I am compelled (1) to answer a derogatory accusation leveled at our forebears and (2) to offer a different perspective on the social drinking and mores of upper-middle-class society in the midcentury.
John Cheever and I are both descended from Ezekiel Cheever, who immigrated to Massachusetts from England in 1637.
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 [2004: January] FW(from H-Ed): (early Latin teacher)Ezekiel Cheever, 1614-1708 (fwd)
Today is the birthday of Ezekiel Cheever, born January 25, 1614, in London (some sources give the adjusted-calendar year of 1615).
He emigrated to the Massachusetts colony as a young man, and spent his life as a schoolmaster, first at New Haven, then at Ipswich, and from 1670 to the very end of his life at the Boston Latin School.
He should not be confused with his son, also named Ezekiel Cheever, who is remembered in narratives of the Salem Witch Hysteria of 1692 because he was clerk to the judges involved.
omega.cohums.ohio-state.edu /mailing_lists/CLA-L/2004/01/0876.php   (549 words)

 The Crucible Act II, Scene 4 Summary and Analysis
Ezekiel Cheever: clerk of the court, responsible for serving warrants to the accused
Shortly after the disturbing news that Goody Nurse and Goody Corey have been charged, Ezekiel Cheever and Marshal Herrick enter the room.
Cheever bears a warrant for Elizabeth’s arrest and has been ordered to search the house for poppets.
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 Ezekiel Cheever
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CHEEVER, Ezekiel, educator, born in London, England, 25 January, 1614; died in Boston, Massachusetts, 21 August, 1708.
He was the son of a linen-draper, received a classical education, and immigrated to America in June, 1637, in order to enjoy freedom of worship.
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 PresentNose: October 2004
Cheever was the son of a weaver and was educated at Christ's Hospital in London and in the classics at the University of Cambridge.
Cheever came to America in 1637 as a Puritan in search of religious freedom.
In 1638 he settled in New Haven, Conn., as master of the public school.
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 Crucible Essays - Free Essays - Changes in Character in The Crucible
Reverend Parris and Reverend Hale are two characters in "The Crucible" that did change, and Ezekiel Cheever is one that did not.
Unlike the previous two, Ezekiel Cheever is one character in "The Crucible" who does not change throughout the course of the play.
He is shown as an astute gentleman and a patron of the town of Salem.
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 Free Online Library - Search Results - Classic books by famous authors online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ezekiel Thrifft, a minister of the gospel, now in the service of the great manufacturing firm of Skinn & Sheer.
Sacred To the Memory of The late Captain Ezekiel Hardy, Who in the bows of his boat was killed by a Sperm Whale on the coast of Japan, August 3d, This Tablet Is erected to his Memory by His Widow.
At night we could hear from amid the trees the long-drawn cry, as some primitive Ezekiel mourned for fallen greatness and recalled the departed glories of Ape Town.
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