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1  Without hesitation the Atlanta man replied that it was the proper thing for him to do.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
2  I gave special attention to teaching them the proper use of the tooth-brush and the bath.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IV.
3  They unconsciously had imbibed the feeling that manual labour was not the proper thing for them.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter I.
4  As it was not my place of business I felt it to be the proper thing to show the money to the proprietor.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IV.
5  Most people, I think, are able to draw proper conclusions if they are given the facts in an interesting form on which to base them.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
6  In the school we made a special effort to teach our students the meaning of Christmas, and to give them lessons in its proper observance.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IX.
7  Persons who at other times did not use strong drink thought it quite the proper thing to indulge in it rather freely during the Christmas week.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IX.
8  No man who continues to add something to the material, intellectual, and moral well-being of the place in which he lives is long left without proper reward.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
9  In some way a feeling got among the coloured people that it was far from proper for them to bear the surname of their former owners, and a great many of them took other surnames.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter II.
10  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
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
11  Before going to England I had had no proper conception of the deep interest displayed by the abolitionists of England in the cause of freedom, nor did I realize the amount of substantial help given by them.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVI.
12  It could not have been expected that a people who had spent generations in slavery, and before that generations in the darkest heathenism, could at first form any proper conception of what an education meant.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter V.
13  When I have an address to deliver, I like to forget all about the rules for the proper use of the English language, and all about rhetoric and that sort of thing, and I like to make the audience forget all about these things, too.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
14  Having been so long without proper food, a bath, and a change of clothing, I did not, of course, make a very favourable impression upon her, and I could see at once that there were doubts in her mind about the wisdom of admitting me as a student.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter III.
15  While they could locate the Desert of Sahara or the capital of China on an artificial globe, I found out that the girls could not locate the proper places for the knives and forks on an actual dinner-table, or the places on which the bread and meat should be set.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VIII.
16  In a large degree it has been the pennies, the nickels, and the dimes which have come from the Sunday-schools, the Christian Endeavour societies, and the missionary societies, as well as from the church proper, that have helped to elevate the Negro at so rapid a rate.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
17  Jessup, the treasurer of the Slater Fund, I refer to because I know of no man of wealth and large and complicated business responsibilities who gives not only money but his time and thought to the subject of the proper method of elevating the Negro to the extent that is true of Mr. Jessup.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
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