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1  The sight of these always affected me powerfully.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  Mr. Covey's forte consisted in his power to deceive.
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3  He possessed all the disposition to deceive, but wanted the power.
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4  They stimulate him to greater watchfulness, and enhance his power to capture his slave.
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5  Just as I did that, one of their number gave me, with his heavy boot, a powerful kick in the left eye.
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6  The fatal poison of irresponsible power was already in her hands, and soon commenced its infernal work.
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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  What I got from Sheridan was a bold denunciation of slavery, and a powerful vindication of human rights.
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9  The moral which I gained from the dialogue was the power of truth over the conscience of even a slaveholder.
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10  It is necessary to darken his moral and mental vision, and, as far as possible, to annihilate the power of reason.
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11  It was at least necessary for her to have some training in the exercise of irresponsible power, to make her equal to the task of treating me as though I were a brute.
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12  I could never point out any thing at the Great House, no matter how beautiful or powerful, but that he had seen something at Baltimore far exceeding, both in beauty and strength, the object which I pointed out to him.
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