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1  She was clad in rags; but they were clean.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VIII.
2  Besides, every piece of furniture had been moved and every closet and corner in the room had been thoroughly cleaned.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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3  I had the feeling that in a large measure my future depended upon the impression I made upon the teacher in the cleaning of that room.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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4  In addition to the usual routine of teaching, I taught the pupils to comb their hair, and to keep their hands and faces clean, as well as their clothing.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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5  To wear one suit of clothes continually, while at work and in the schoolroom, and at the same time keep it clean, was rather a hard problem for me to solve.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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6  My anxiety about clothing was increased because of the fact that General Armstrong made a personal inspection of the young men in ranks, to see that their clothes were clean.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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7  One reason for this was that any one who worked in a coal-mine was always unclean, at least while at work, and it was a very hard job to get one's skin clean after the day's work was over.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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8  She felt that things would not be in condition for the opening of school unless every window-pane was perfectly clean, and she took the greatest satisfaction in helping to clean them herself.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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9  In a degree I felt that my whole future life depended upon the thoroughness with which I cleaned that room, and I was determined to do it so well that no one could find any fault with the job.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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10  Miss Mackie was a member of one of the oldest and most cultured families of the North, and yet for two weeks she worked by my side cleaning windows, dusting rooms, putting beds in order, and what not.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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11  Mackie, the lady principal, asking me to return to Hampton two weeks before the opening of the school, in order that I might assist her in cleaning the buildings and getting things in order for the new school year.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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12  I soon began to learn that, first of all, she wanted everything kept clean about her, that she wanted things done promptly and systematically, and that at the bottom of everything she wanted absolute honesty and frankness.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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13  From the beginning of our work to the present I have always had the feeling, and lose no opportunity to impress our teachers with the same idea, that the school will always be supported in proportion as the inside of the institution is kept clean and pure and wholesome.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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14  During the period that I spent in slavery I was not large enough to be of much service, still I was occupied most of the time in cleaning the yards, carrying water to the men in the fields, or going to the mill to which I used to take the corn, once a week, to be ground.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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15  I never see a filthy yard that I do not want to clean it, a paling off of a fence that I do not want to put it on, an unpainted or unwhitewashed house that I do not want to paint or whitewash it, or a button off one's clothes, or a grease-spot on them or on a floor, that I do not want to call attention to it.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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