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1  This was the great business place.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  This, however, is not considered a very great privation.
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3  As to himself, it could do him no good, but a great deal of harm.
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4  He would at times seem to take great pleasure in whipping a slave.
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5  I never left there hungry, no matter how great the need of my speedy return.
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6  He could hire young help with great ease, in consequence of this reputation.
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7  They used to take great pleasure in coming there to put up; for while he starved us, he stuffed them.
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8  His activity in revivals was great, and he proved himself an instrument in the hands of the church in converting many souls.
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9  I was not old enough to work in the field, and there being little else than field work to do, I had a great deal of leisure time.
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10  She had been the source of all his wealth; she had peopled his plantation with slaves; she had become a great grandmother in his service.
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11  After running thus for a considerable distance, they finally upset the cart, dashing it with great force against a tree, and threw themselves into a dense thicket.
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12  It was doubtless in consequence of a knowledge of this fact, that one great statesman of the south predicted the downfall of slavery by the inevitable laws of population.
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13  I have seen Winder make one of the house-servants stand off from him a suitable distance to be touched with the end of his whip, and at every stroke raise great ridges upon his back.
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14  It, however, was not so severe as the one I dreaded at the division of property; for, during this interval, a great change had taken place in Master Hugh and his once kind and affectionate wife.
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15  These were raised in great abundance; so that, with the products of this and the other farms belonging to him, he was able to keep in almost constant employment a large sloop, in carrying them to market at Baltimore.
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16  That which to him was a great evil, to be carefully shunned, was to me a great good, to be diligently sought; and the argument which he so warmly urged, against my learning to read, only served to inspire me with a desire and determination to learn.
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17  They regarded it as evidence of great confidence reposed in them by their overseers; and it was on this account, as well as a constant desire to be out of the field from under the driver's lash, that they esteemed it a high privilege, one worth careful living for.
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