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1  The average audience, I have come to believe, wants facts rather than generalities or sermonizing.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
2  The average crank has a long beard, poorly cared for, a lean, narrow face, and wears a black coat.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
3  Out of the twelve months in a year I suppose that, on an average, I spend six months away from Tuskegee.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
4  In the matter of truth and high honour I do not believe that the average Frenchman is ahead of the American Negro; while so far as mercy and kindness to dumb animals go, I believe that my race is far ahead.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
5  I spoke of an instance where one of our graduates had produced two hundred and sixty-six bushels of sweet potatoes from an acre of ground, in a community where the average production had been only forty-nine bushels to the acre.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
6  The average Englishman is so serious, and is so tremendously in earnest about everything, that when I told a story that would have made an American audience roar with laughter, the Englishmen simply looked me straight in the face without even cracking a smile.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
7  I am glad to say that the industry of mattress-making has grown steadily since then, and has been improved to such an extent that at the present time it is an important branch of the work which is taught systematically to a number of our girls, and that the mattresses that now come out of the mattress-shop at Tuskegee are about as good as those bought in the average store.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XI.