Sparkling Gems of Race Knowledge Worth Reading

A compendium of valuable information and wise suggestions

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 39,200 / 121 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,115
Added to site: 2007.08.07
mnybks.net#: 17863
Origin: gutenberg.org
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mentous question? How are they to bring about the settlement of it? I answer, first of all, that the rising intelligence of this race, the educated, thinking, scholarly men, who come out of our schools trained and equipped by reading culture; they are the men who are to handle this great subject. Who else can be expected to attempt it? Do you think that men of other races will encourage our cultivated men to parade themselves as mere carpet knights of politics, and they themselves assume the added duty of the moral and material restoration of our race? Never! They expect every people to bear somewhat the burdens of their own restoration and upbuilding; and rightly so. And next, as to the other question, How is this problem of labor to be settled? I reply, in all candor, that I am unable to answer so intricate a question. But this I do say: (1) That you have got to bring to the settlement of it all the brain power, all the penetration, all the historical reading, and all the generous devotedness of heart that

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