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1  The blood was yet oozing from the wound on my head.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  His horses were of the finest form and noblest blood.
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3  His presence made it both the field of blood and of blasphemy.
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4  From the crown of my head to my feet, I was covered with blood.
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5  My hair was all clotted with dust and blood; my shirt was stiff with blood.
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6  It was enough to chill the blood and stiffen the hair of an ordinary man to hear him talk.
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7  His mangled body sank out of sight, and blood and brains marked the water where he had stood.
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8  The louder she screamed, the harder he whipped; and where the blood ran fastest, there he whipped longest.
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9  This gave me assurance, and I held him uneasy, causing the blood to run where I touched him with the ends of my fingers.
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10  I considered him as getting entirely the worst end of the bargain; for he had drawn no blood from me, but I had from him.
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11  For a time I thought I should bleed to death; and think now that I should have done so, but that the blood so matted my hair as to stop the wound.
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12  I have seen him whip a woman, causing the blood to run half an hour at the time; and this, too, in the midst of her crying children, pleading for their mother's release.
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13  I had been at my new home but one week before Mr. Covey gave me a very severe whipping, cutting my back, causing the blood to run, and raising ridges on my flesh as large as my little finger.
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14  Mrs. Hamilton used to sit in a large chair in the middle of the room, with a heavy cowskin always by her side, and scarce an hour passed during the day but was marked by the blood of one of these slaves.
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15  I have often been awakened at the dawn of day by the most heart-rending shrieks of an own aunt of mine, whom he used to tie up to a joist, and whip upon her naked back till she was literally covered with blood.
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16  While down in this situation, Mr. Covey took up the hickory slat with which Hughes had been striking off the half-bushel measure, and with it gave me a heavy blow upon the head, making a large wound, and the blood ran freely; and with this again told me to get up.
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17  Mr. Gore lived in St. Michael's, Talbot county, Maryland, when I left there; and if he is still alive, he very probably lives there now; and if so, he is now, as he was then, as highly esteemed and as much respected as though his guilty soul had not been stained with his brother's blood.
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