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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Ragged Schools

    a name given to the charity schools which provide education and, in most cases, food, clothing, and lodging for destitute children; they receive no Government support. The movement had its beginning in the magnanimous efforts of John Pounds (d. 1839), a shoemaker of Portsmouth; but the zeal and eloquence of Dr. Guthrie (q. v.) of Edinburgh greatly furthered the development and spread of these schools throughout the kingdom.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ragged schools in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ragged schools in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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