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The American Missionary

Volume 50, No. 4, April 1896

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 17,845 / 63 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.4
LoC Categories: AP, BR
Downloads: 906
Added to site: 2006.12.13
mnybks.net#: 15544
Genres: Religion, Periodical
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NCIPAL T. S. INBORDEN.

If the principal of it should tell the story of his life, how he walked eight miles every day for three months of the year to learn to read and write; how he worked for 20 cents a day to raise enough money to get away from his limitations for an education; how he became bell-boy at a hotel until he earned enough to buy a grammar, an arithmetic, and a dictionary; how he found himself at last at Fisk University with $1.25 with which to continue his studies for eight years before he could graduate; how he worked his patient way along teaching in vacation, pulling himself up hand over hand, it would pay one to stay over a day for it. There were only a few times during the eight years in Fisk when he had money enough to stamp a half dozen letters at once. This story, however, differs only in its incidents from that of other students at all of our colleges. The story of their struggles is the story of their strength.

"Shock and strain and struggle are Friendlier than the smiling

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