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1  She has unusual ability in instrumental music.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
2  This, of course, was wholly beyond my ability to provide.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter III.
3  At first I had a good deal of doubt about my ability to succeed.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VI.
4  Whatever ability I may have as a public speaker I owe in a measure to Miss Lord.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IV.
5  The attention of Mrs. Mary Hemenway, of Boston, was attracted to her rare ability.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VIII.
6  The ability to sleep well, at any time and in any place, I find of great advantage.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
7  Few people then had any confidence in the ability of the Indians to receive education and to profit by it.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VI.
8  We knew we could name it, even though we were in doubt about our ability to secure the means for its construction.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
9  In a word, while their wants have been increased, their ability to supply their wants had not been increased in the same degree.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter V.
10  If the man can supply the need for those, then, it will lead eventually to a demand for the first product, and with the demand will come the ability to appreciate it and to profit by it.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter X.
11  By this time it had gotten to be pretty well advertised throughout the state that every student who came to Tuskegee, no matter what his financial ability might be, must learn some industry.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter X.
12  My own belief is, although I have never before said so in so many words, that the time will come when the Negro in the South will be accorded all the political rights which his ability, character, and material possessions entitle him to.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIV.
13  At Hampton I not only learned that it was not a disgrace to labour, but learned to love labour, not alone for its financial value, but for labour's own sake and for the independence and self-reliance which the ability to do something which the world wants done brings.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IV.
14  If the institution had been officered by white persons, and had failed, it would have injured the cause of Negro education; but I knew that the failure of our institution, officered by Negroes, would not only mean the loss of a school, but would cause people, in a large degree, to lose faith in the ability of the entire race.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
15  We are to be tested in our patience, our forbearance, our perseverance, our power to endure wrong, to withstand temptations, to economize, to acquire and use skill; in our ability to compete, to succeed in commerce, to disregard the superficial for the real, the appearance for the substance, to be great and yet small, learned and yet simple, high and yet the servant of all.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.