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1  The attention of Mrs. Mary Hemenway, of Boston, was attracted to her rare ability.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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2  All this tended to make Washington an attractive place for members of the coloured race.
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3  My mother, I suppose, attracted the attention of a purchaser who was afterward my owner and hers.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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4  Simply to be able to talk in public for the sake of talking has never had the least attraction to me.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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5  Her addition to the slave family attracted about as much attention as the purchase of a new horse or cow.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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6  The two exhibits in this department which attracted the greatest amount of attention were those from the Hampton Institute and the Tuskegee Institute.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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7  He completely obliterates himself in everything, and looks only for permission to serve where service is most disagreeable, and where others would not be attracted.
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8  The death of General Armstrong, a few weeks later, gave me the privilege of getting acquainted with one of the finest, most unselfish, and most attractive men that I have ever come in contact with.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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9  Nowhere, I think, could a more delightful location have been chosen for this unique educational experiment, which has attracted the attention and won the support even of conservative philanthropists in all sections of the country.
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10  Since this was true, we wanted to be careful not to educate our students out of sympathy with agricultural life, so that they would be attracted from the country to the cities, and yield to the temptation of trying to live by their wits.
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11  As a rule, there was food for whites and blacks, but inside the house, and on the dining-room table, there was wanting that delicacy and refinement of touch and finish which can make a home the most convenient, comfortable, and attractive place in the world.
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12  Soon after this trip to Washington the directors of the Exposition decided that it would be a fitting recognition of the coloured race to erect a large and attractive building which should be devoted wholly to showing the progress of the Negro since freedom.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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13  As they went on describing the school, it seemed to me that it must be the greatest place on earth, and not even Heaven presented more attractions for me at that time than did the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute in Virginia, about which these men were talking.
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14  Ignorant and inexperienced, it is not strange that in the first years of our new life we began at the top instead of at the bottom; that a seat in Congress or the state legislature was more sought than real estate or industrial skill; that the political convention or stump speaking had more attractions than starting a dairy farm or truck garden.
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