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But trying to register Black voters is a challenge to white supremecy that Hurst cannot accept and he orders Lee to stop. Tiny girls can cook and help mam with chores, the boys herd goats as if they were grown men. Further motifs appeared on the dadoes and along the coving, which replaced the cornice, at the tops of the walls. Potter's book and the Manifesto became the cornerstones of modern humanism, the latter declaring a new religion by saying, "any religion that can hope to be a synthesizing and dynamic force for today must be shaped for the needs of this age.

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