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endeavor
used in The Souls of Black Folk

5 uses
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Definition
to attempt; or a project or activity attempted
  • These same men admire his sincerity of purpose, and are willing to forgive much to honest endeavor which is doing something worth the doing.
    Chapter 3 (22% in)
  • It is easy for us to lose ourselves in details in endeavoring to grasp and comprehend the real condition of a mass of human beings.
    Chapter 8 (31% in)
  • Finally, there are the varying forms of religious enterprise, of moral teaching and benevolent endeavor.
    Chapter 9 (10% in)
  • On the other hand, another type of mind, shrewder and keener and more tortuous too, sees in the very strength of the anti-Negro movement its patent weaknesses, and with Jesuitic casuistry is deterred by no ethical considerations in the endeavor to turn this weakness to the black man's strength.
    Chapter 10 (79% in)
  • But to doubt the worth of his life-work,—to doubt the destiny and capability of the race his soul loved because it was his; to find listless squalor instead of eager endeavor; to hear his own lips whispering, "They do not care; they cannot know; they are dumb driven cattle,—why cast your pearls before swine?
    Chapter 12 (55% in)

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