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1  Often the slaves got knowledge of the results of great battles before the white people received it.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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2  The first thing I ever learned in the way of book knowledge was while working in this salt-furnace.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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3  I have, or have had, uncles and aunts and cousins, but I have no knowledge as to where most of them are.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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4  I had been there but a few minutes when one of them, without my knowledge, ordered supper to be served for the three of us.
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5  He had been able to do this by reason of his knowledge of the chemistry of the soil and by his knowledge of improved methods of agriculture.
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6  In this way they would obtain a start in their books and a knowledge of some trade or industry, in addition to the other far-reaching benefits of the institution.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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7  As an additional result, hundreds of men are now scattered throughout the South who received their knowledge of mechanics while being taught how to erect these buildings.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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8  These white farmers honoured and respected him because he, by his skill and knowledge, had added something to the wealth and the comfort of the community in which he lived.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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9  Our graduates go to work in every section of the South, and whatever knowledge might be obtained in the library would serve to assist in the elevation of the whole Negro race.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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10  There was a further feeling that a knowledge, however little, of the Greek and Latin languages would make one a very superior human being, something bordering almost on the supernatural.
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11  I had always supposed that brickmaking was very simple, but I soon found out by bitter experience that it required special skill and knowledge, particularly in the burning of the bricks.
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12  I have often heard persons condemned for not giving away money, who, to my own knowledge, were giving away thousands of dollars every year so quietly that the world knew nothing about it.
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13  At that institution I got my first taste of what it meant to live a life of unselfishness, my first knowledge of the fact that the happiest individuals are those who do the most to make others useful and happy.
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14  The students who came first seemed to be fond of memorizing long and complicated "rules" in grammar and mathematics, but had little thought or knowledge of applying these rules to their everyday affairs of their life.
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15  Aside from this, we wanted to give them such a practical knowledge of some one industry, together with the spirit of industry, thrift, and economy, that they would be sure of knowing how to make a living after they had left us.
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16  Skill and knowledge are now handed down from one set of students to another in this way, until at the present time a building of any description or size can be constructed wholly by our instructors and students, from the drawing of the plans to the putting in of the electric fixtures, without going off the grounds for a single workman.
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17  So far as I can now recall, the first knowledge that I got of the fact that we were slaves, and that freedom of the slaves was being discussed, was early one morning before day, when I was awakened by my mother kneeling over her children and fervently praying that Lincoln and his armies might be successful, and that one day she and her children might be free.
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