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1  I supposed that they were about upon a level with the non-slaveholding population of the south.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  It abounded in fruits of almost every description, from the hardy apple of the north to the delicate orange of the south.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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3  It was doubtless in consequence of a knowledge of this fact, that one great statesman of the south predicted the downfall of slavery by the inevitable laws of population.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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4  I had very strangely supposed, while in slavery, that few of the comforts, and scarcely any of the luxuries, of life were enjoyed at the north, compared with what were enjoyed by the slaveholders of the south.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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5  We owe something to the slave south of the line as well as to those north of it; and in aiding the latter on their way to freedom, we should be careful to do nothing which would be likely to hinder the former from escaping from slavery.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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6  It is said to have been drawn, several years before the present anti-slavery agitation began, by a northern Methodist preacher, who, while residing at the south, had an opportunity to see slaveholding morals, manners, and piety, with his own eyes.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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7  If the lineal descendants of Ham are alone to be scripturally enslaved, it is certain that slavery at the south must soon become unscriptural; for thousands are ushered into the world, annually, who, like myself, owe their existence to white fathers, and those fathers most frequently their own masters.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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8  Such is, very briefly, my view of the religion of this land; and to avoid any misunderstanding, growing out of the use of general terms, I mean by the religion of this land, that which is revealed in the words, deeds, and actions, of those bodies, north and south, calling themselves Christian churches, and yet in union with slaveholders.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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9  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.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER I