Race Adjustment: Essays on the Negro in America

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Neale, 1909 - African Americans - 307 pages
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Page 236 - As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.
Page 58 - And in that town a dog was found, As many dogs there be, Both mongrel, puppy, whelp, and hound, And curs of low degree. This dog and man at first were friends; But when a pique began, The dog, to gain some private ends, Went mad and bit the man.
Page 193 - No body wishes more than I do to see such proofs as you exhibit, that nature has given to our black brethren talents equal to those of the other colors of men, and that the appearance of a want of them is owing merely to the degraded condition of their existence, both in Africa and America.
Page 158 - We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow ; Our wiser sons no doubt will think us so.
Page 202 - Swiftly arose and spread around me the peace and knowledge that pass all the argument of the earth, And I know that the hand of God is the promise of my own, And I know that the spirit of God is the brother of my own, And that all men ever born are also my brothers, and the women my sisters and lovers, And that a kelson of the creation is love...
Page 112 - What conscience dictates to be done, Or warns me not to do, This, teach me more than hell to shun, That, more than Heaven pursue. What blessings Thy free bounty gives, Let me not cast away; For God is paid when man receives, T
Page 136 - This is the way I long have sought, And mourned because I found it not; My grief, my burden long has been, Because I could not cease from sin.
Page 260 - That there should one Man die ignorant who had capacity for Knowledge, this I call a tragedy, were it to happen more than twenty times in the minute, as by some computations it does.
Page 212 - For modes of faith, let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong whose life is in .the right : In faith and hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's concern is charity: All must be false that thwart this one great end ; And all of God, that bless mankind, or mend.
Page 293 - ... from the North and from the South, from the East and from the West, all anxious to join as members of one nation for the good of our country.

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