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1  This very bay shall yet bear me into freedom.
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2  I thought the possibility of freedom was gone.
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3  From that moment, I understood the pathway from slavery to freedom.
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4  The silver trump of freedom had roused my soul to eternal wakefulness.
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5  It was a glorious resurrection, from the tomb of slavery, to the heaven of freedom.
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6  During these leisure times, those old notions about freedom would steal over me again.
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7  It rekindled the few expiring embers of freedom, and revived within me a sense of my own manhood.
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8  I expected to have been safe in a land of freedom; but now I was covered with gloom, sunk down to the utmost despair.
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9  Their object seems to be, to disgust their slaves with freedom, by plunging them into the lowest depths of dissipation.
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10  The mode here adopted to disgust the slave with freedom, by allowing him to see only the abuse of it, is carried out in other things.
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11  At times I would rise up, a flash of energetic freedom would dart through my soul, accompanied with a faint beam of hope, that flickered for a moment, and then vanished.
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12  I therefore, though with great prudence, commenced early to ascertain their views and feelings in regard to their condition, and to imbue their minds with thoughts of freedom.
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13  Every man stood firm; and at our last meeting, we pledged ourselves afresh, in the most solemn manner, that, at the time appointed, we would certainly start in pursuit of freedom.
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14  Thus, when the slave asks for virtuous freedom, the cunning slaveholder, knowing his ignorance, cheats him with a dose of vicious dissipation, artfully labelled with the name of liberty.
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15  He argued that if one slave refused to be corrected, and escaped with his life, the other slaves would soon copy the example; the result of which would be, the freedom of the slaves, and the enslavement of the whites.
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16  We owe something to the slave south of the line as well as to those north of it; and in aiding the latter on their way to freedom, we should be careful to do nothing which would be likely to hinder the former from escaping from slavery.
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17  It is possible, and even quite probable, that but for the mere circumstance of being removed from that plantation to Baltimore, I should have to-day, instead of being here seated by my own table, in the enjoyment of freedom and the happiness of home, writing this Narrative, been confined in the galling chains of slavery.
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