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More than 90 percent of the formerly enslaved were illiterate, and education was seen as a source of power and independence, and as a tool for having control over their own lives.
The second step taken arose from the necessity of making this speech of the illiterate capable of elevated expression.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
But at a period more piously illiterate, things of this shadowy nature were linked very closely to objects of a material kind.
Illiterate but romantic, she was swept off her feet at the first touch of passion, and the flattery of being recognized!
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
It accordingly searches out illiterate children of school age, or persons smitten with infectious disease.
The final d is also omitted by illiterate speakers; Usted is pronounced Uste, and even de becomes e. B and v are interchangeable.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
This is the language of the illiterate, and it should be avoided; for vulgarisms are not reputable.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
It is a real misfortune that many good words have been tarnished by the handling of the illiterate.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
After this, one exhorted her to leave her opinions, and go home to her family, as she was poor and illiterate.
He bridled up at the word "illiterate," and repudiated the vile insinuation.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN

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