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1  The more I read, the more I was led to abhor and detest my enslavers.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  These holidays serve as conductors, or safety-valves, to carry off the rebellious spirit of enslaved humanity.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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3  I talked to them of our want of manhood, if we submitted to our enslavement without at least one noble effort to be free.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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4  But in spite of him, and even in spite of myself, I continued to think, and to think about the injustice of my enslavement, and the means of escape.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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5  Were I to be again reduced to the chains of slavery, next to that enslavement, I should regard being the slave of a religious master the greatest calamity that could befall me.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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6  He argued that if one slave refused to be corrected, and escaped with his life, the other slaves would soon copy the example; the result of which would be, the freedom of the slaves, and the enslavement of the whites.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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7  If the lineal descendants of Ham are alone to be scripturally enslaved, it is certain that slavery at the south must soon become unscriptural; for thousands are ushered into the world, annually, who, like myself, owe their existence to white fathers, and those fathers most frequently their own masters.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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