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bankrupt
used in The Souls of Black Folk

5 uses
  • The direct result of this system is an all-cotton scheme of agriculture and the continued bankruptcy of the tenant.
    Chapter 8 (49% in)
  • Not even ten additional years of slavery could have done so much to throttle the thrift of the freedmen as the mismanagement and bankruptcy of the series of savings banks chartered by the Nation for their especial aid.
    Chapter 2 (87% in)
  • Twenty thousand bales of ginned cotton went yearly to England, New and Old; and men that came there bankrupt made money and grew rich.
    Chapter 7 (54% in)
  • A marvellous deal of style their factor put on, with his servants and coach-and-six; so much so that the concern soon landed in inextricable bankruptcy.
    Chapter 7 (85% in)
  • Moreover, the system is bound to bankrupt the tenant.
    Chapter 8 (50% in)

There are no more uses of "bankrupt" in The Souls of Black Folk.

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