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The clergymen took pity upon Scoresby, back in the Woolwick military
school, and helped tutor him by giving him all the questions and answers
to what would be used in an examination he was to take, and
surprisingly, Scoresby was able to remember everything that the
clergymen had taught him (which really amazed the clergymen to some
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