'There's your little mob in there,' said Grimes.; 'you let them out at eleven.'
'But what am I to teach them?' said Paul in sudden panic.
'Oh I shouldn't try to teach them anything, not just yet, anyway. Just keep them quiet.'
'Now that's a thing I never learned to do,' sighed Mr. Prendergast.
Paul watched him amble into his classroom at the end of the passage, where a burst of applause greeted his arrival. Dumb with terror he went into his own classroom.
"Decline and Fall", Evelyn Waugh