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Corney that was, had tried the tears, because they were less troublesome than a manual assault; but, she was quite prepared to make trial of the latter mode of proceeding, as Mr.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Thousands of house servants, the highest caste in the slave population, remained with their white folks, doing manual labor which had been beneath them in the old days.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
How she managed to work hard, and yet do no more than she had done at the end of two hours, would have been a mystery to anyone not aware that the recent incident was of a kind likely to divert her industry from a manual to a mental channel.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
It would seem long practice had rendered this manual accompaniment necessary; for it did not cease until the preposition which the poet had selected for the close of his verse had been duly delivered like a word of two syllables.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
Soothly we have been told that first industrial and manual training should have taught the Negro to work, then simple schools should have taught him to read and write, and finally, after years, high and normal schools could have completed the system, as intelligence and wealth demanded.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
Topsy was smart and energetic in all manual operations, learning everything that was taught her with surprising quickness.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
Before going there I had a good deal of the then rather prevalent idea among our people that to secure an education meant to have a good, easy time, free from all necessity for manual labour.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context