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1  Ill could they be content, born without and beyond the World.
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2  And the half-desolate spirit of neglect born of the very soil seems to have settled on these acres.
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3  "Unto you a child is born," sang the bit of yellow paper that fluttered into my room one brown October morning.
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4  Then came the Freedmen's Aid societies, born of the touching appeals from Pierce and from these other centres of distress.
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5  Little Doc, the boy born since the time of my school, took me horseback down the creek next morning toward Farmer Dowell's.
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6  Only ten per cent of the adult population was born in the county, and yet the blacks outnumber the whites four or five to one.
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7  There was once a blacksmith's son born at Cadiz, New York, who in the changes of time taught school in Ohio and helped defend Cincinnati from Kirby Smith.
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8  He was born with the Missouri Compromise and lay a-dying amid the echoes of Manila and El Caney: stirring times for living, times dark to look back upon, darker to look forward to.
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9  Someone had blundered, but that was long before Oliver Howard was born; there was criminal aggression and heedless neglect, but without some system of control there would have been far more than there was.
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10  The tendency is here, born of slavery and quickened to renewed life by the crazy imperialism of the day, to regard human beings as among the material resources of a land to be trained with an eye single to future dividends.
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11  There are four chief causes of these wretched homes: First, long custom born of slavery has assigned such homes to Negroes; white laborers would be offered better accommodations, and might, for that and similar reasons, give better work.
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12  The Music of Negro religion is that plaintive rhythmic melody, with its touching minor cadences, which, despite caricature and defilement, still remains the most original and beautiful expression of human life and longing yet born on American soil.
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