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1  I took right hold of the cause.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  Mr. Severe was rightly named: he was a cruel man.
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3  I regarded it as a sort of admission of my right to the whole.
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4  Hughes came, and, while Covey held me, attempted to tie my right hand.
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5  The right of the grim-visaged pirate upon the high seas is exactly the same.
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6  I had at one time over forty scholars, and those of the right sort, ardently desiring to learn.
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7  What I got from Sheridan was a bold denunciation of slavery, and a powerful vindication of human rights.
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8  To please him, I at length took the root, and, according to his direction, carried it upon my right side.
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9  After a long spell of effort, I succeeded in getting my cart righted, my oxen disentangled, and again yoked to the cart.
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10  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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11  Upon the right and left, I was walled in by granite warehouses of the widest dimensions, stowed to their utmost capacity with the necessaries and comforts of life.
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12  He must be able to detect no inconsistencies in slavery; he must be made to feel that slavery is right; and he can be brought to that only when he ceases to be a man.
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13  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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14  He told me, with great solemnity, I must go back to Covey; but that before I went, I must go with him into another part of the woods, where there was a certain root, which, if I would take some of it with me, carrying it always on my right side, would render it impossible for Mr. Covey, or any other white man, to whip me.
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15  Whether this prophecy is ever fulfilled or not, it is nevertheless plain that a very different-looking class of people are springing up at the south, and are now held in slavery, from those originally brought to this country from Africa; and if their increase do no other good, it will do away the force of the argument, that God cursed Ham, and therefore American slavery is right.
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