1 How I escaped death, I do not know.
2 his death is attributed to trickery.
3 Thus twice, in one short day, I escaped death by the merest chance.
4 Upon either side we saw grim death, assuming the most horrid shapes.
5 I was not allowed to be present during her illness, at her death, or burial.
6 His death was regarded by the slaves as the result of a merciful providence.
7 With us it was a doubtful liberty at most, and almost certain death if we failed.
8 In about two years after the death of Mrs. Lucretia, Master Thomas married his second wife.
9 The gratification afforded by the triumph was a full compensation for whatever else might follow, even death itself.
10 In coming to a fixed determination to run away, we did more than Patrick Henry, when he resolved upon liberty or death.
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.
12 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.
13 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.
14 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.
15 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.
16 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.
17 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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