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1  I have never been able to answer the question with any satisfaction to myself.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  The people looked more able, stronger, healthier, and happier, than those of Maryland.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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3  I immediately commenced copying them, and in a short time was able to make the four letters named.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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4  In the course of one year from the time I left Mr. Gardner's, I was able to command the highest wages given to the most experienced calkers.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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5  I thought of going to Canada; but he decided against it, and in favor of my going to New Bedford, thinking I should be able to get work there at my trade.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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6  He must be able to detect no inconsistencies in slavery; he must be made to feel that slavery is right; and he can be brought to that only when he ceases to be a man.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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7  The facts in the case are these: Mr. Covey was a poor man; he was just commencing in life; he was only able to buy one slave; and, shocking as is the fact, he bought her, as he said, for a breeder.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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8  These were raised in great abundance; so that, with the products of this and the other farms belonging to him, he was able to keep in almost constant employment a large sloop, in carrying them to market at Baltimore.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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9  From my earliest recollection, I date the entertainment of a deep conviction that slavery would not always be able to hold me within its foul embrace; and in the darkest hours of my career in slavery, this living word of faith and spirit of hope departed not from me, but remained like ministering angels to cheer me through the gloom.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER V