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1  After the reading we were told that we were all free, and could go when and where we pleased.
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2  Those who heard it seemed to be pleased with what I said and with the general position that I took.
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3  He seemed well pleased with our progress, and wrote back interesting and encouraging reports to Hampton.
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4  They were all surprised and pleased at the rapid progress that the school had made within so short a time.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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5  The Duke, as well as his wife and their daughter, seemed to be pleased with what I said, and thanked me heartily.
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6  My work pleased the captain so well that he told me if I desired I could continue working for a small amount per day.
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7  The people who seemed to be the most surprised, as well as pleased, at what they saw in the Negro Building were the Southern white people.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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8  The more books, the larger they were, and the longer the titles printed upon them, the better pleased the students and their parents seemed to be.
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9  The address which I delivered on Commencement Day seems to have pleased every one, and many kind and encouraging words were spoken to me regarding it.
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10  When I left home for the summer, I told him that he must work at his trade half of each day, and that the other half of the day he could spend as he pleased.
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11  The coloured people and the coloured newspapers at first seemed to be greatly pleased with the character of my Atlanta address, as well as with its reception.
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12  Perhaps the thing that touched and pleased me most in connection with my starting for Hampton was the interest that many of the older coloured people took in the matter.
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13  As soon as it became known that General Armstrong would be pleased if some of the older students would live in the tents during the winter, nearly every student in school volunteered to go.
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14  Meetings were held in New York, Brooklyn, Boston, Philadelphia, and other large cities, and at all of these meetings General Armstrong pleased, together with myself, for help, not for Hampton, but for Tuskegee.
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15  I have heard the great orators of many countries, but not even Gladstone himself could have pleased a cause with most consummate power than did this angular Negro, standing in a nimbus of sunshine, surrounded by the men who once fought to keep his race in bondage.
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16  I found that this man had made a contract with his master, two or three years previous to the Emancipation Proclamation, to the effect that the slave was to be permitted to buy himself, by paying so much per year for his body; and while he was paying for himself, he was to be permitted to labour where and for whom he pleased.
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17  This lesson, I am pleased to be able to say, has been so thoroughly learned and so faithfully handed down from year to year by one set of students to another that often at the present time, when the students march out of the chapel in the evening and their dress is inspected, as it is every night, not one button is found to be missing.
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