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1  This decision seemed to cloud my every ambition.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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2  The ambition to secure an education was most praiseworthy and encouraging.
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3  They soon lose ambition to do anything else than to continue as a coal-miner.
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4  I have always had more of an ambition to do things than merely to talk about doing them.
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5  The great ambition of the older people was to try to learn to read the Bible before they died.
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6  It was my greatest ambition during the summer to save money enough with which to pay this debt.
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7  In all my efforts to learn to read my mother shared fully my ambition, and sympathized with me and aided me in every way that she could.
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8  The members of this class had little ambition to create a position for themselves, but wanted the Federal officials to create one for them.
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9  From the first, my wife most earnestly devoted her thoughts and time to the work of the school, and was completely one with me in every interest and ambition.
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10  One of the chief ambitions which spurred me on at Hampton was that I might be able to get to be in a position in which I could better make my mother comfortable and happy.
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11  Though she was totally ignorant, she had high ambitions for her children, and a large fund of good, hard, common sense, which seemed to enable her to meet and master every situation.
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12  In those days, and later as a young man, I used to try to picture in my imagination the feelings and ambitions of a white boy with absolutely no limit placed upon his aspirations and activities.
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13  I resolved at once to go to that school, although I had no idea where it was, or how many miles away, or how I was going to reach it; I remembered only that I was on fire constantly with one ambition, and that was to go to Hampton.
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14  The more we talked with the students, who were then coming to us from several parts of the state, the more we found that the chief ambition among a large proportion of them was to get an education so that they would not have to work any longer with their hands.
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15  At that time those cakes seemed to me to be absolutely the most tempting and desirable things that I had ever seen; and I then and there resolved that, if I ever got free, the height of my ambition would be reached if I could get to the point where I could secure and eat ginger-cakes in the way that I saw those ladies doing.
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