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inherent
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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existing as an inseparable part or characteristic
  • Its failures were the result of bad local agents, the inherent difficulties of the work, and national neglect.
    Chapter 2 (83% in)
  • In a time of perfect calm, amid willing neighbors and streaming wealth, the social uplifting of four million slaves to an assured and self-sustaining place in the body politic and economic would have been a herculean task; but when to the inherent difficulties of so delicate and nice a social operation were added the spite and hate of conflict, the hell of war; when suspicion and cruelty were rife, and gaunt Hunger wept beside Bereavement,—in such a case, the work of any instrument of...
    Chapter 2 (54% in)

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