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Conquest Of Prejudice

Rating: 3.1

Unto a Yorkshire school was sent
A negro youth to learn to write,
And the first day young Juba went
All gazed on him as a rare sight.


But soon with altered looks askance
They view his sable face and form,
When they perceive the scornful glance
Of the head boy, young Henry Orme.

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ella yu 22 March 2021

how did master address the mutiny against the new student?

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Susan Williams 06 February 2017

Hmmm.... the results were good but the method was a bit punishing for the boy who did no harm except be disliked for his color.

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