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Quotes from The Narrative of the Life by Frederick Douglass
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1  The white children could tell their ages.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  They were of all ages, though mostly men and women.
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3  She had served my old master faithfully from youth to old age.
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4  There were those younger, those older, and those of the same age.
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5  She gropes her way, in the darkness of age, for a drink of water.
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6  I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it.
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7  The nearest estimate I can give makes me now between twenty-seven and twenty-eight years of age.
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8  Silvery-headed age and sprightly youth, maids and matrons, had to undergo the same indelicate inspection.
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9  It is a common custom, in the part of Maryland from which I ran away, to part children from their mothers at a very early age.
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10  Henrietta was about twenty-two years of age, Mary was about fourteen; and of all the mangled and emaciated creatures I ever looked upon, these two were the most so.
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11  By far the larger part of the slaves know as little of their ages as horses know of theirs, and it is the wish of most masters within my knowledge to keep their slaves thus ignorant.
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12  I have seen Colonel Lloyd make old Barney, a man between fifty and sixty years of age, uncover his bald head, kneel down upon the cold, damp ground, and receive upon his naked and toil-worn shoulders more than thirty lashes at the time.
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13  There must be no halting; every one must be at his or her post; and woe betides them who hear not this morning summons to the field; for if they are not awakened by the sense of hearing, they are by the sense of feeling: no age nor sex finds any favor.
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14  The wife of Mr. Giles Hicks, living but a short distance from where I used to live, murdered my wife's cousin, a young girl between fifteen and sixteen years of age, mangling her person in the most horrible manner, breaking her nose and breastbone with a stick, so that the poor girl expired in a few hours afterward.
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