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1  As I lie and listen, and cannot understand.
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2  Here lies the Negro problem in its naked dirt and penury.
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3  Nevertheless, here lies the seat of greatest moral danger.
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4  The shadow of an old plantation lies at its edge, forlorn and dark.
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5  Their great defect as laborers lies in their lack of incentive beyond the mere pleasure of physical exertion.
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6  The houses lie in half ruin, or have wholly disappeared; the fences have flown, and the families are wandering in the world.
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7  The white people of Altamaha are not spending their money on black folks to have their heads crammed with impudence and lies.
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8  I have seen a land right merry with the sun, where children sing, and rolling hills lie like passioned women wanton with harvest.
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9  That one wise method of doing this lies in the closer knitting of the Negro to the great industrial possibilities of the South is a great truth.
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10  Behind all its curiousness, so attractive alike to sage and dilettante, lie its dim dangers, throwing across us shadows at once grotesque and awful.
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11  South of the North, yet north of the South, lies the City of a Hundred Hills, peering out from the shadows of the past into the promise of the future.
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12  Thus we have two great and hardly reconcilable streams of thought and ethical strivings; the danger of the one lies in anarchy, that of the other in hypocrisy.
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13  Two hundred miles south of Atlanta, two hundred miles west of the Atlantic, and one hundred miles north of the Great Gulf lies Dougherty County, with ten thousand Negroes and two thousand whites.
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14  Perhaps some inkling of this paradox, even in the unquiet days of the Bureau, helped the bayonets allay an opposition to human training which still to-day lies smouldering in the South, but not flaming.
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15  The holocaust of war, the terrors of the Ku-Klux Klan, the lies of carpet-baggers, the disorganization of industry, and the contradictory advice of friends and foes, left the bewildered serf with no new watchword beyond the old cry for freedom.
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16  Where all the blame should rest, it is hard to say; whether the Bureau and the Bank died chiefly by reason of the blows of its selfish friends or the dark machinations of its foes, perhaps even time will never reveal, for here lies unwritten history.
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17  One class is spiritually descended from Toussaint the Savior, through Gabriel, Vesey, and Turner, and they represent the attitude of revolt and revenge; they hate the white South blindly and distrust the white race generally, and so far as they agree on definite action, think that the Negro's only hope lies in emigration beyond the borders of the United States.
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