When I lay down in my sleepy bed,
I hear the ringing of Christmas bells
The moon is a looming quarter
One of the most complicated tasks for the instructor on any level, from elementary all of the way up to university level, is the question of specifically how to accomplish such a seemingly impossible feat as teaching multiple skill levels without assigned assistance. The feeling that an instructor assumes upon being asked to perform such a feat is one of being asked to accomplish the task of being more than one person at the same time. In certain instances, on an individual basis, the feeling may be not only one of an overwhelming exasperation but one where the instructor concludes that he has been surgically selected for some sort of special harassment, with the possible intent of destroying one's confidence in their ability to provide instruction.
United States President Abraham Lincoln was shot on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, while attending the play, Our American Cousin, at Ford's Theater, as the American Civil War waned into an eventual close, merely five days after Lee's surrender at Appomattox, Virginia. An attempt at assassinating Lincoln by an unknown assailant had been made in August 1864.
For many a long month we battled hard across the great plain of misery,