1 This was the great business place.
2 This, however, is not considered a very great privation.
3 As to himself, it could do him no good, but a great deal of harm.
4 He would at times seem to take great pleasure in whipping a slave.
5 I never left there hungry, no matter how great the need of my speedy return.
6 He could hire young help with great ease, in consequence of this reputation.
7 They used to take great pleasure in coming there to put up; for while he starved us, he stuffed them.
8 His activity in revivals was great, and he proved himself an instrument in the hands of the church in converting many souls.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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