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rote
used in The Mill on the Floss

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memorization by repetition
  • What was understood to be his education was simply the practice of reading, writing, and spelling, carried on by an elaborate appliance of unintelligible ideas, and by much failure in the effort to learn by rote.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- "The Young Idea" (46% in)

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