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1  The great human law that in the end recognizes and rewards merit is everlasting and universal.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
2  The university which can claim him on its list of sons, whether in regular course or honoris causa, may be proud.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
3  It has been mentioned that Mr. Washington is the first of his race to receive an honorary degree from a New England university.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
4  We had barely got settled in Paris before an invitation came to me from the University Club of Paris to be its guest at a banquet which was soon to be given.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
5  As this was the first time that a New England university had conferred an honorary degree upon a Negro, it was the occasion of much newspaper comment throughout the country.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
6  In conferring the honorary degree of Master of Arts upon the Principal of Tuskegee Institute, Harvard University has honoured itself as well as the object of this distinction.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
7  My Dear Sir: Harvard University desired to confer on you at the approaching Commencement an honorary degree; but it is our custom to confer degrees only on gentlemen who are present.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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8  Harper, of the University of Chicago, who was chairman of the committee of invitations for the celebration to be held in the city of Chicago, to deliver one of the addresses at the celebration there.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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9  This was a recognition that had never in the slightest manner entered into my mind, and it was hard for me to realize that I was to be honoured by a degree from the oldest and most renowned university in America.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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10  Every persecuted individual and race should get much consolation out of the great human law, which is universal and eternal, that merit, no matter under what skin found, is, in the long run, recognized and rewarded.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter II.
11  It has been my privilege to deliver addresses at many of our leading colleges including Harvard, Yale, Williams, Amherst, Fisk University, the University of Pennsylvania, Wellesley, the University of Michigan, Trinity College in North Carolina, and many others.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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12  As a rule, I believe in universal, free suffrage, but I believe that in the South we are confronted with peculiar conditions that justify the protection of the ballot in many of the states, for a while at least, either by an education test, a property test, or by both combined; but whatever tests are required, they should be made to apply with equal and exact justice to both races.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIV.