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State schools proper, the selection of undermasters does not rest with the head, or director, as he is called, at all.
Dutch Life in Town and Country P. M. Hough
Keate ruled, unaidedfor the undermasters were few and of no accountby sheer force of character.
Dr. Arnold 1918
But the magistrates of Edinburgh, not knowing the treasure they possessed in Dr. Adam, encouraged a savage fellow, called Nicol, one of the undermasters, in insulting his person and authority.
Quarterly on my school-book, by one of the Eton undermasters, who, like Demetrius the Silversmith, seems alarmed for the gains of his occupation.”
Matthew Arnold Russell, G W E 1904
_Quarterly_ on my school-book, by one of the Eton undermasters, who, like Demetrius the Silversmith, seems alarmed for the gains of his occupation. "
Matthew Arnold George William Erskine Russell 1886