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" In a word, they did not appear to me to be beginning at the bottom, on a real, solid foundation, to the extent that they were at Hampton. They knew more about Latin and Greek when they left school, but they seemed to know less about life and its conditions... "
Booker T. Washington in Perspective: Essays of Louis R. Harlan - Page 62
edited by - 2006 - 210 pages
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The Booker T. Washington Papers: The autobiographical writings

Booker T. Washington, Louis R. Harlan - African Americans - 1972 - 469 pages
...school seemed to be less self-dependent. They seemed to give more attention to mere outward appearances. In a word, they did not appear to me to be beginning...its conditions as they would meet it at their homes. Having lived for a number of years in the midst of comfortable surroundings, they were not as much...
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Liberating Visions: Human Fulfillment and Social Justice in African-American ...

Robert Michael Franklin - Social Science - 174 pages
...hard experiences of Hampton students. They seemed to give more attention to mere outward appearances. In a word, they did not appear to me to be beginning...and its conditions as they would meet it at their homes.10 Washington abandoned his pursuit of the ministry and was invited to return to Hampton as a...
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Booker T. Washington

James Neyland - Education - 1992 - 192 pages
...intellectual pursuits and with superficial appearances. In discussing the students here, Washington commented, "In a word, they did not appear to me to be beginning...conditions as they would meet it at their homes." Booker left Washington at the end of the school year to return to West Virginia. At the invitation...
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Booker T. Washington

James Neyland - Education - 1992 - 192 pages
...pur-suits and with superficial appearances. In discussing the students here, Washington com-mented, "In a word, they did not appear to me to be beginning...conditions as they would meet it at their homes." Booker left Washington at the end of the school year to return to West Virginia. At the invitation...
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Black Intellectuals: Race and Responsibility in American Life

William M. Banks - Social Science - 1996 - 335 pages
...Slavery, Washington said that Wayland students were at a disadvantage compared with Hampton graduates: "They knew more about Latin and Greek when they left...and its conditions as they would meet it at their homes."18 Washington conceded that a classical education might be suitable for some people, but he...
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Rewriting White: Race, Class, and Cultural Capital in Nineteenth-century America

Todd Vogel - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 194 pages
...education. In his autobiography, Washington complained that some of his fellow Hampton College students "knew more about Latin and Greek when they left school,...and its conditions as they would meet it at their homes."15 In a speech that the Brooklyn Eagle said contained something "rare among colored speakers,...
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Up from Slavery: Easyread Large Edition

Booker T. Washington - History - 2006 - 452 pages
...school seemed to be less self-dependent. They seemed to give more attention to mere outward appearances. In a word, they did not appear to me to be beginning...its conditions as they would meet it at their homes. Having lived for a number of years in the midst of comfortable surroundings, they were not as much...
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Up from Slavery: Easyread Comfort Edition

Booker T. Washington - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 299 pages
...school seemed to be less self-dependent. They seemed to give more attention to mere outward appearances. In a word, they did not appear to me to be beginning...its conditions as they would meet it at their homes. Having lived for a number of years in the midst of comfortable surroundings, they were not as much...
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Up from Slavery: Easyread Edition

Booker T. Washington - History - 2006 - 268 pages
...school seemed to be less self-dependent. They seemed to give more attention to mere outward appearances. In a word, they did not appear to me to be beginning...its conditions as they would meet it at their homes. Having lived for a number of years in the midst of comfortable surroundings, they were not as much...
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