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1  I think it would be hard to improve upon this advice; and it might be made to apply to all public speaking.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
2  The improvement that has taken place in the character of the teachers is even more marked than in the case of the ministers.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter V.
3  The improvement in the character and life of the Negro ministers is one of the most gratifying evidences of the progress of the race.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIV.
4  They were happy in the privilege of being permitted to enjoy any kind of opportunity that would enable them to improve their condition.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XI.
5  With few exceptions, the homes in Tuskegee in which the students boarded were but little improvement upon those from which they had come.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VIII.
6  At night, and between meals, I found considerable time for study and reading; and in this direction I improved myself very much during the summer.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IV.
7  My mother and the other members of my family were, of course, much rejoiced to see me and to note the improvement that I had made during my two years' absence.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IV.
8  Wherever our graduates go, the changes which soon begin to appear in the buying of land, improving homes, saving money, in education, and in high moral characters are remarkable.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
9  The slaves, of course, had little personal interest in the life of the plantation, and their ignorance prevented them from learning how to do things in the most improved and thorough manner.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter I.
10  The plan of having the students make the furniture is still followed, but the number of pieces in a room has been increased, and the workmanship has so improved that little fault can be found with the articles now.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XI.
11  But, I repeat, in many communities in the South the character of the ministry is being improved, and I believe that within the next two or three decades a very large proportion of the unworthy ones will have disappeared.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter V.
12  I talked with him about Africa and its relation to the American Negro, and after my interview with him I became more convinced than ever that there was no hope of the American Negro's improving his condition by emigrating to Africa.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
13  I found that during my absence from Hampton the institute each year had been getting closer to the real needs and conditions of our people; that the industrial teaching, as well as that of the academic department, had greatly improved.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VI.
14  As I have said, I believe that my race will succeed in proportion as it learns to do a common thing in an uncommon manner; learns to do a thing so thoroughly that no one can improve upon what it has done; learns to make its services of indispensable value.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
15  This is an annual gathering which now brings to the school eight or nine hundred representative men and women of the race, who come to spend a day in finding out what the actual industrial, mental, and moral conditions of the people are, and in forming plans for improvement.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
16  The plan of the school was not modelled after that of any other institution then in existence, but every improvement was made under the magnificent leadership of General Armstrong solely with the view of meeting and helping the needs of our people as they presented themselves at the time.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VI.
17  I am glad to say that the industry of mattress-making has grown steadily since then, and has been improved to such an extent that at the present time it is an important branch of the work which is taught systematically to a number of our girls, and that the mattresses that now come out of the mattress-shop at Tuskegee are about as good as those bought in the average store.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XI.
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