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1  How I escaped death, I do not know.
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2  his death is attributed to trickery.
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3  It was truly a matter of life and death with us.
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4  For my part, I should prefer death to hopeless bondage.
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5  We dreaded that more than any thing this side of death.
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6  Thus twice, in one short day, I escaped death by the merest chance.
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7  Upon either side we saw grim death, assuming the most horrid shapes.
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8  I was not allowed to be present during her illness, at her death, or burial.
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9  His death was regarded by the slaves as the result of a merciful providence.
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10  With us it was a doubtful liberty at most, and almost certain death if we failed.
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11  In about two years after the death of Mrs. Lucretia, Master Thomas married his second wife.
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12  The gratification afforded by the triumph was a full compensation for whatever else might follow, even death itself.
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13  In coming to a fixed determination to run away, we did more than Patrick Henry, when he resolved upon liberty or death.
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14  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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15  Very soon after my return to Baltimore, my mistress, Lucretia, died, leaving her husband and one child, Amanda; and in a very short time after her death, Master Andrew died.
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16  She had rocked him in infancy, attended him in childhood, served him through life, and at his death wiped from his icy brow the cold death-sweat, and closed his eyes forever.
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17  He was immediately chained and handcuffed; and thus, without a moment's warning, he was snatched away, and forever sundered, from his family and friends, by a hand more unrelenting than death.
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18  She was immediately buried, but had not been in her untimely grave but a few hours before she was taken up and examined by the coroner, who decided that she had come to her death by severe beating.
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19  Never having enjoyed, to any considerable extent, her soothing presence, her tender and watchful care, I received the tidings of her death with much the same emotions I should have probably felt at the death of a stranger.
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20  In a very short time after I went to live at Baltimore, my old master's youngest son Richard died; and in about three years and six months after his death, my old master, Captain Anthony, died, leaving only his son, Andrew, and daughter, Lucretia, to share his estate.
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