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1  The cost of tuition was seventy dollars a year.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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2  I told him I thought it was worth three dollars.
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3  On the morning of that day we did not have a dollar.
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4  The charge for my board at Hampton was ten dollars per month.
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5  When freedom came, he was still in debt to his master some three hundred dollars.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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6  I told the man frankly that at the time we did not have in our hands one dollar of the money needed.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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7  The failure of this last kiln left me without a single dollar with which to make another experiment.
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8  When I left school at the end of my first year, I owed the institution sixteen dollars that I had not been able to work out.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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9  Aside from a very few dollars that my brother John was able to send me once in a while, I had no money with which to pay my board.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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10  The opportunity to earn a dollar in a factory just now is worth infinitely more than the opportunity to spend a dollar in an opera-house.
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11  In the early years of the Tuskegee school I walked the streets or travelled country roads in the North for days and days without receiving a dollar.
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12  If I had been compelled to pay the seventy dollars for tuition, in addition to providing for my board, I would have been compelled to leave the Hampton school.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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13  Twenty years have now passed since I made the first humble effort at Tuskegee, in a broken-down shanty and an old hen-house, without owning a dollar's worth of property, and with but one teacher and thirty students.
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14  The small amount of money that I had earned had been consumed by my stepfather and the remainder of the family, with the exception of a very few dollars, and so I had very little with which to buy clothes and pay my travelling expenses.
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15  I saw young coloured men who were not earning more than four dollars a week spend two dollars or more for a buggy on Sunday to ride up and down Pennsylvania Avenue in, in order that they might try to convince the world that they were worth thousands.
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16  Notwithstanding that the Emancipation Proclamation freed him from any obligation to his master, this black man walked the greater portion of the distance back to where his old master lived in Virginia, and placed the last dollar, with interest, in his hands.
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17  When bills are on the eve of falling due, with not a dollar in hand with which to meet them, it is pretty difficult to learn not to worry, although I think I am learning more and more each year that all worry simply consumes, and to no purpose, just so much physical and mental strength that might otherwise be given to effective work.
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