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Du Bois

[doo bois] /du ˈbɔɪs/
noun
1.
William Edward Burghardt
[burg-hahrd] /ˈbɜrg hɑrd/ (Show IPA),
1868–1963, U.S. educator and writer.
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  • Mr. Du Bois was instructed February 20, 1913, to stop negotiations.

  • Elle ne produit gure que du mas, des patates, du poisson, Du Bois et des bestiaux.

  • Where Washington reaches the hearts of his people, Du Bois appeals to their heads.

    Following the Color Line Ray Stannard Baker
  • Du Bois is not a leader of men, as Washington is: he is rather a promulgator of ideas.

    Following the Color Line Ray Stannard Baker
  • As Du Bois says, "An emotion tires the organism more than the most intense physical or intellectual work."

    Outwitting Our Nerves Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
  • Du Bois says that out of all his nervous cases he has not found one which can be traced to intellectual overwork.

    Outwitting Our Nerves Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
  • Gwendolyn made a silent resolution to devote more time and thought to the peevish and staccato instruction of Miss Du Bois.

  • The female side of my house was divided from the male side by Du Bois, who slept between the ladies and the gentlemen.

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