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1  Mrs. Ruffner always encouraged and sympathized with me in all my efforts to get an education.
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2  This is composed of officers and teachers who are engaged in educational work in the larger institutions in the South.
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3  Without any unusual occurrence I reached Hampton, with a surplus of exactly fifty cents with which to begin my education.
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4  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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5  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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6  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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7  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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8  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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9  This absence also brings me into contact with the best work being done in educational lines, and into contact with the best educators in the land.
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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  The temptation often is to run each individual through a certain educational mould, regardless of the condition of the subject or the end to be accomplished.
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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  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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14  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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15  Nowhere, I think, could a more delightful location have been chosen for this unique educational experiment, which has attracted the attention and won the support even of conservative philanthropists in all sections of the country.
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16  Too often, it seems to me, in missionary and educational work among underdeveloped races, people yield to the temptation of doing that which was done a hundred years before, or is being done in other communities a thousand miles away.
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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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