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1  He told me, if I would be happy, I must lay out no plans for the future.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  I left without a regret, and with the highest hopes of future happiness.
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3  I have often sung to drown my sorrow, but seldom to express my happiness.
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4  It may be that my misery in slavery will only increase my happiness when I get free.
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5  It was a new and strange sight to me, brightening up my pathway with the light of happiness.
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6  It was a happy moment, the rapture of which can be understood only by those who have been slaves.
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7  Indeed, he advised me to complete thoughtlessness of the future, and taught me to depend solely upon him for happiness.
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8  And I have the happiness to know, that several of those who came to Sabbath school learned how to read; and that one, at least, is now free through my agency.
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9  I have often been utterly astonished, since I came to the north, to find persons who could speak of the singing, among slaves, as evidence of their contentment and happiness.
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10  I went directly home, and told the story of my wrongs to Master Hugh; and I am happy to say of him, irreligious as he was, his conduct was heavenly, compared with that of his brother Thomas under similar circumstances.
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11  The singing of a man cast away upon a desolate island might be as appropriately considered as evidence of contentment and happiness, as the singing of a slave; the songs of the one and of the other are prompted by the same emotion.
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12  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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