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1  I looked forward to a time at which it would be safe for me to escape.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  He unhesitatingly refused my request, and told me this was another stratagem by which to escape.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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3  I now come to that part of my life during which I planned, and finally succeeded in making, my escape from slavery.
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4  I could not hope to get off with any thing less than the severest punishment, and being placed beyond the means of escape.
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5  To escape punishment was to escape accusation; and few slaves had the fortune to do either, under the overseership of Mr. Gore.
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6  I suppose he thought I was never better satisfied with my condition than at the very time during which I was planning my escape.
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7  White men have been known to encourage slaves to escape, and then, to get the reward, catch them and return them to their masters.
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8  It is my opinion that thousands would escape from slavery, who now remain, but for the strong cords of affection that bind them to their friends.
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9  But in spite of him, and even in spite of myself, I continued to think, and to think about the injustice of my enslavement, and the means of escape.
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10  I will now proceed to the statement of those facts, connected with my escape, for which I am alone responsible, and for which no one can be made to suffer but myself.
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11  I bent myself to devising ways and means for our escape, and meanwhile strove, on all fitting occasions, to impress them with the gross fraud and inhumanity of slavery.
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12  I was ever on the look-out for means of escape; and, finding no direct means, I determined to try to hire my time, with a view of getting money with which to make my escape.
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13  I honor those good men and women for their noble daring, and applaud them for willingly subjecting themselves to bloody persecution, by openly avowing their participation in the escape of slaves.
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14  I, however, can see very little good resulting from such a course, either to themselves or the slaves escaping; while, upon the other hand, I see and feel assured that those open declarations are a positive evil to the slaves remaining, who are seeking to escape.
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15  Secondly, such a statement would most undoubtedly induce greater vigilance on the part of slaveholders than has existed heretofore among them; which would, of course, be the means of guarding a door whereby some dear brother bondman might escape his galling chains.
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16  It would afford me great pleasure indeed, as well as materially add to the interest of my narrative, were I at liberty to gratify a curiosity, which I know exists in the minds of many, by an accurate statement of all the facts pertaining to my most fortunate escape.
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17  Mr. Ruggles was then very deeply engaged in the memorable Darg case, as well as attending to a number of other fugitive slaves, devising ways and means for their successful escape; and, though watched and hemmed in on almost every side, he seemed to be more than a match for his enemies.
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