1 But these alone are not enough.
2 And yet they must not be encouraged by being let alone.
3 They alone can bear the maiden past the temptation of golden fruit.
4 In the wild fever-cursed swamps of West Africa he stood helpless and alone.
5 We cannot settle this problem by diplomacy and suaveness, by "policy" alone.
6 They both act as reciprocal cause and effect, and a change in neither alone will bring the desired effect.
7 He loved the white matron, he loved his black nurse; and in his little world walked souls alone, uncolored and unclothed.
8 So flagrant became the political scandals that reputable men began to leave politics alone, and politics consequently became disreputable.
9 In this state of mind it became easy to wink at the suppression of the Negro vote in the South, and to advise self-respecting Negroes to leave politics entirely alone.
10 Nearly all the former ones had become leaders by the silent suffrage of their fellows, had sought to lead their own people alone, and were usually, save Douglass, little known outside their race.
11 As the light dawned lingeringly on his new creations, he sat rapt and silent before the vision, or wandered alone over the green campus peering through and beyond the world of men into a world of thought.
12 For such dealing with criminals, white or black, the South had no machinery, no adequate jails or reformatories; its police system was arranged to deal with blacks alone, and tacitly assumed that every white man was ipso facto a member of that police.
13 I freely acknowledged that it is possible, and sometimes best, that a partially undeveloped people should be ruled by the best of their stronger and better neighbors for their own good, until such time as they can start and fight the world's battles alone.