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1  Especially would they do this, when leaving home.
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2  He was continued in his station as overseer upon the home plantation.
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3  She was hired by a Mr. Stewart, who lived about twelve miles from my home.
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4  They lived in one house, upon the home plantation of Colonel Edward Lloyd.
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5  The home plantation of Colonel Lloyd wore the appearance of a country village.
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6  The names of the farms nearest to the home plantation were Wye Town and New Design.
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7  It afforded scope for the full exercise of all his powers, and he seemed to be perfectly at home in it.
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8  I looked for home elsewhere, and was confident of finding none which I should relish less than the one which I was leaving.
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9  Mr. and Mrs. Auld were both at home, and met me at the door with their little son Thomas, to take care of whom I had been given.
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10  Colonel Lloyd kept from three to four hundred slaves on his home plantation, and owned a large number more on the neighboring farms belonging to him.
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11  The overseers of these, and all the rest of the farms, numbering over twenty, received advice and direction from the managers of the home plantation.
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12  My home was charmless; it was not home to me; on parting from it, I could not feel that I was leaving any thing which I could have enjoyed by staying.
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13  The shoemaking and mending, the blacksmithing, cartwrighting, coopering, weaving, and grain-grinding, were all performed by the slaves on the home plantation.
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14  If, however, I found in my new home hardship, hunger, whipping, and nakedness, I had the consolation that I should not have escaped any one of them by staying.
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15  Mr. Gore had served Colonel Lloyd, in the capacity of overseer, upon one of the out-farms, and had shown himself worthy of the high station of overseer upon the home or Great House Farm.
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16  We had on board the sloop a large flock of sheep; and after aiding in driving them to the slaughterhouse of Mr. Curtis on Louden Slater's Hill, I was conducted by Rich, one of the hands belonging on board of the sloop, to my new home in Alliciana Street, near Mr. Gardner's ship-yard, on Fells Point.
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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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