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1  My fellow-apprentices very soon began to feel it degrading to them to work with me.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  I was now about twelve years old, and the thought of being a slave for life began to bear heavily upon my heart.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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3  We now began to feel a degree of safety, and to prepare ourselves for the duties and responsibilities of a life of freedom.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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4  I began, with the commencement of the year, to prepare myself for a final struggle, which should decide my fate one way or the other.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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5  But, by this time, I began to want to live upon free land as well as with Freeland; and I was no longer content, therefore, to live with him or any other slaveholder.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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6  It is said to have been drawn, several years before the present anti-slavery agitation began, by a northern Methodist preacher, who, while residing at the south, had an opportunity to see slaveholding morals, manners, and piety, with his own eyes.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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7  They began to put on airs, and talk about the "niggers" taking the country, saying we all ought to be killed; and, being encouraged by the journeymen, they commenced making my condition as hard as they could, by hectoring me around, and sometimes striking me.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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