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1  I have said my master found religious sanction for his cruelty.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  For of all slaveholders with whom I have ever met, religious slaveholders are the worst.
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3  This woman's back, for weeks, was kept literally raw, made so by the lash of this merciless, religious wretch.
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4  It was my unhappy lot not only to belong to a religious slaveholder, but to live in a community of such religionists.
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5  He who proclaims it a religious duty to read the Bible denies me the right of learning to read the name of the God who made me.
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6  He who is the religious advocate of marriage robs whole millions of its sacred influence, and leaves them to the ravages of wholesale pollution.
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7  I am filled with unutterable loathing when I contemplate the religious pomp and show, together with the horrible inconsistencies, which every where surround me.
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8  Were I to be again reduced to the chains of slavery, next to that enslavement, I should regard being the slave of a religious master the greatest calamity that could befall me.
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9  Prior to his conversion, he relied upon his own depravity to shield and sustain him in his savage barbarity; but after his conversion, he found religious sanction and support for his slaveholding cruelty.
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10  I find, since reading over the foregoing Narrative, that I have, in several instances, spoken in such a tone and manner, respecting religion, as may possibly lead those unacquainted with my religious views to suppose me an opponent of all religion.
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11  It was necessary to keep our religious masters at St. Michael's unacquainted with the fact, that, instead of spending the Sabbath in wrestling, boxing, and drinking whisky, we were trying to learn how to read the will of God; for they had much rather see us engaged in those degrading sports, than to see us behaving like intellectual, moral, and accountable beings.
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