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1  The young men and women were determined to secure an education at any cost.
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2  Nearly all had had enough actual contact with the world to teach them the need of education.
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3  Mrs. Ruffner always encouraged and sympathized with me in all my efforts to get an education.
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4  Without any unusual occurrence I reached Hampton, with a surplus of exactly fifty cents with which to begin my education.
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5  It was soon learned that he possessed considerable education, and he was engaged by the coloured people to teach their first school.
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6  I have known of still other cases in which the former slaves have assisted in the education of the descendants of their former owners.
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7  In fact, the greater part of the education I secured in my boyhood was gathered through the night-school after my day's work was done.
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8  In the midst of my struggles and longing for an education, a young coloured boy who had learned to read in the state of Ohio came to Malden.
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9  These were the questions of a home, a living, the rearing of children, education, citizenship, and the establishment and support of churches.
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10  Few people who were not right in the midst of the scenes can form any exact idea of the intense desire which the people of my race showed for an education.
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11  It was enough for us to know that we were pleasing General Armstrong, and that we were making it possible for an additional number of students to secure an education.
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12  I determined, when quite a small child, that, if I accomplished nothing else in life, I would in some way get enough education to enable me to read common books and newspapers.
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13  The older I grow, the more I am convinced that there is no education which one can get from books and costly apparatus that is equal to that which can be gotten from contact with great men and women.
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14  At any rate, I here repeat what I have said more than once before, that the lessons that I learned in the home of Mrs. Ruffner were as valuable to me as any education I have ever gotten anywhere else.
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15  There was never a time in my youth, no matter how dark and discouraging the days might be, when one resolve did not continually remain with me, and that was a determination to secure an education at any cost.
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16  One might have removed from Hampton all the buildings, class-rooms, teachers, and industries, and given the men and women there the opportunity of coming into daily contact with General Armstrong, and that alone would have been a liberal education.
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17  Many children of the tenderest years were compelled then, as is now true I fear, in most coal-mining districts, to spend a large part of their lives in these coal-mines, with little opportunity to get an education; and, what is worse, I have often noted that, as a rule, young boys who begin life in a coal-mine are often physically and mentally dwarfed.
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