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1  Mr. Severe was rightly named: he was a cruel man.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  He was a cruel man, hardened by a long life of slaveholding.
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3  "Wye Town" was under the overseership of a man named Noah Willis.
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4  The young man's name was Ned Roberts, generally called Lloyd's Ned.
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5  He was just the man for such a place, and it was just the place for such a man.
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6  He was, in a word, a man of the most inflexible firmness and stone-like coolness.
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7  It was enough to chill the blood and stiffen the hair of an ordinary man to hear him talk.
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8  Mr. Gore was a grave man, and, though a young man, he indulged in no jokes, said no funny words, seldom smiled.
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9  If they have any thing to say of their masters, it is generally in their masters' favor, especially when speaking to an untried man.
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10  The poor man was then informed by his overseer that, for having found fault with his master, he was now to be sold to a Georgia trader.
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11  The colonel, after ascertaining where the slave belonged, rode on; the man also went on about his business, not dreaming that he had been conversing with his master.
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12  Mr. Hopkins was succeeded by Mr. Austin Gore, a man possessing, in an eminent degree, all those traits of character indispensable to what is called a first-rate overseer.
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13  Had he been a man of pure morals himself, he might have been thought interested in protecting the innocence of my aunt; but those who knew him will not suspect him of any such virtue.
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14  He had ordered her not to go out evenings, and warned her that she must never let him catch her in company with a young man, who was paying attention to her belonging to Colonel Lloyd.
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15  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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16  I have seen Colonel Lloyd make old Barney, a man between fifty and sixty years of age, uncover his bald head, kneel down upon the cold, damp ground, and receive upon his naked and toil-worn shoulders more than thirty lashes at the time.
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17  When Colonel Lloyd's slaves met the slaves of Jacob Jepson, they seldom parted without a quarrel about their masters; Colonel Lloyd's slaves contending that he was the richest, and Mr. Jepson's slaves that he was the smartest, and most of a man.
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