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1  She had served my old master faithfully from youth to old age.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  There was a warrant issued for her arrest, but it was never served.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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3  These holidays serve as conductors, or safety-valves, to carry off the rebellious spirit of enslaved humanity.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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4  She had rocked him in infancy, attended him in childhood, served him through life, and at his death wiped from his icy brow the cold death-sweat, and closed his eyes forever.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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5  Mr. Gore had served Colonel Lloyd, in the capacity of overseer, upon one of the out-farms, and had shown himself worthy of the high station of overseer upon the home or Great House Farm.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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6  The very decided manner with which he spoke, and strove to impress his wife with the evil consequences of giving me instruction, served to convince me that he was deeply sensible of the truths he was uttering.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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7  If any one thing in my experience, more than another, served to deepen my conviction of the infernal character of slavery, and to fill me with unutterable loathing of slaveholders, it was their base ingratitude to my poor old grandmother.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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8  That which to him was a great evil, to be carefully shunned, was to me a great good, to be diligently sought; and the argument which he so warmly urged, against my learning to read, only served to inspire me with a desire and determination to learn.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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