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1  The steward, however, seemed to be an expert in this manner.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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2  They seemed happy only when they were helping the students in some manner.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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3  A few blocks from that house I called to see a gentleman who received me in the most cordial manner.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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4  While I was waiting for an answer, her husband came in, and asked me in the most abrupt manner what I wanted.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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5  The sweeping of the recitation-room in the manner that I did it seems to have paved the way for me to get through Hampton.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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6  Soon after we got settled in some manner in our new cabin in West Virginia, I induced my mother to get hold of a book for me.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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7  The night-school, started in this manner, has grown until there are at present four hundred and fifty-seven students enrolled in it alone.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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8  At this school I found the students, in most cases, had more money, were better dressed, wore the latest style of all manner of clothing, and in some cases were more brilliant mentally.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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9  My ignorance of how to wait upon them was so apparent that they scolded me in such a severe manner that I became frightened and left their table, leaving them sitting there without food.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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10  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
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11  While pursuing this policy I have not failed, at the proper time and in the proper manner, to call attention, in no uncertain terms, to the wrongs which any part of the South has been guilty of.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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12  When I tried to explain the object of my call, he became still more ungentlemanly in his words and manner, and finally grew so excited that I left the house without waiting for a reply from the lady.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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13  I cannot remember a single instance during my childhood or early boyhood when our entire family sat down to the table together, and God's blessing was asked, and the family ate a meal in a civilized manner.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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14  In my early life I used to cherish a feeling of ill will toward any one who spoke in bitter terms against the Negro, or who advocated measures that tended to oppress the black man or take from him opportunities for growth in the most complete manner.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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15  I do not think this would be true, because the Negro is a much stronger and wiser man than he was thirty-five years ago, and he is fast learning the lesson that he cannot afford to act in a manner that will alienate his Southern white neighbours from him.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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16  In a jesting manner this man said: "Washington, you have spoken before the Northern white people, the Negroes in the South, and to us country white people in the South; but Atlanta, to-morrow, you will have before you the Northern whites, the Southern whites, and the Negroes all together."
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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17  When some of the white passengers went into the baggage-car to console Mr. Douglass, and one of them said to him: "I am sorry, Mr. Douglass, that you have been degraded in this manner," Mr. Douglass straightened himself up on the box upon which he was sitting, and replied: "They cannot degrade Frederick Douglass."
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