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1  This plan worked well; the slaves became as fearful of tar as of the lash.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  He did this to alarm their fears, and strike terror into those who escaped.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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3  He found himself incapable of managing his slaves either by force, fear, or fraud.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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4  When he whipped, he seemed to do so from a sense of duty, and feared no consequences.
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5  I was sometimes prompted to take my life, and that of Covey, but was prevented by a combination of hope and fear.
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6  My master sent me away, because there existed against me a very great prejudice in the community, and he feared I might be killed.
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7  I pretended not to be interested in what they said, and treated them as if I did not understand them; for I feared they might be treacherous.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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8  We met often, and consulted frequently, and told our hopes and fears, recounted the difficulties, real and imagined, which we should be called on to meet.
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9  I always felt worse for having received any thing; for I feared that the giving me a few cents would ease his conscience, and make him feel himself to be a pretty honorable sort of robber.
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10  I was afraid to speak to any one for fear of speaking to the wrong one, and thereby falling into the hands of money-loving kidnappers, whose business it was to lie in wait for the panting fugitive, as the ferocious beasts of the forest lie in wait for their prey.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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