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1  And yet this very singleness of vision and thorough oneness with his age is a mark of the successful man.
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2  They cannot be laughed away, nor always successfully stormed at, nor easily abolished by act of legislature.
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3  The most perplexing and least successful part of the Bureau's work lay in the exercise of its judicial functions.
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4  The largest element of success lay in the fact that the majority of the freedmen were willing, even eager, to work.
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5  Its successes were the result of hard work, supplemented by the aid of philanthropists and the eager striving of black men.
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6  He used to run a successful cotton-gin, but the Cotton Seed Oil Trust has forced the price of ginning so low that he says it hardly pays him.
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7  The men who conduct such farms do not long remain renters; either they sink to metayers, or with a successful series of harvests rise to be land-owners.
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8  The influence of all of these attitudes at various times can be traced in the history of the American Negro, and in the evolution of his successive leaders.
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9  The greatest success of the Freedmen's Bureau lay in the planting of the free school among Negroes, and the idea of free elementary education among all classes in the South.
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10  In spite, however, of such success as that of the fierce Maroons, the Danish blacks, and others, the spirit of revolt gradually died away under the untiring energy and superior strength of the slave masters.
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11  For nine or ten months in succession the crops will come if asked: garden vegetables in April, grain in May, melons in June and July, hay in August, sweet potatoes in September, and cotton from then to Christmas.
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12  Atlanta must not lead the South to dream of material prosperity as the touchstone of all success; already the fatal might of this idea is beginning to spread; it is replacing the finer type of Southerner with vulgar money-getters; it is burying the sweeter beauties of Southern life beneath pretence and ostentation.
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13  But it does mean that this class is not nearly so large as a fairer economic system might easily make it, that those who survive in the competition are handicapped so as to accomplish much less than they deserve to, and that, above all, the personnel of the successful class is left to chance and accident, and not to any intelligent culling or reasonable methods of selection.
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