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1  I bent myself to the work of making money.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  I knew that Master Hugh was in no special need of the money that night.
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3  I had but to mention the fact to Mr. Johnson, and he forthwith advanced the money.
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4  There was no Master Hugh standing ready, the moment I earned the money, to rob me of it.
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5  After learning how to calk, I sought my own employment, made my own contracts, and collected the money which I earned.
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6  Rain or shine, work or no work, at the end of each week the money must be forthcoming, or I must give up my privilege.
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7  I was ready to work at night as well as day, and by the most untiring perseverance and industry, I made enough to meet my expenses, and lay up a little money every week.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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8  I was ever on the look-out for means of escape; and, finding no direct means, I determined to try to hire my time, with a view of getting money with which to make my escape.
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9  They can pray for him, pay money to have the Bible put into his hand, and missionaries to instruct him; while they despise and totally neglect the heathen at their own doors.
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10  I contracted for it; I earned it; it was paid to me; it was rightfully my own; yet, upon each returning Saturday night, I was compelled to deliver every cent of that money to Master Hugh.
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