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1  From this time I was most narrowly watched.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  During this time, I succeeded in learning to read and write.
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3  Mr. Hopkins remained but a short time in the office of overseer.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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4  We stopped but a few moments, so that I had no time to go on shore.
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5  I remember the first time I ever witnessed this horrible exhibition.
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6  It was just what I wanted, and I got it at a time when I the least expected it.
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7  They would compose and sing as they went along, consulting neither time nor tune.
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8  I went at it in good earnest, working for the first time with the hope of reward.
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9  At the very same time, they mutually execrate their masters when viewed separately.
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10  The most of my leisure time I spent in helping Master Daniel Lloyd in finding his birds, after he had shot them.
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11  I remember only the day of the week, for at that time I had no knowledge of the days of the month, nor the months of the year.
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12  I was not old enough to work in the field, and there being little else than field work to do, I had a great deal of leisure time.
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13  I had resided but a short time in Baltimore before I observed a marked difference, in the treatment of slaves, from that which I had witnessed in the country.
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14  I have seen him whip a woman, causing the blood to run half an hour at the time; and this, too, in the midst of her crying children, pleading for their mother's release.
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15  Whilst I am detailing bloody deeds which took place during my stay on Colonel Lloyd's plantation, I will briefly narrate another, which occurred about the same time as the murder of Demby by Mr. Gore.
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16  I have seen Colonel Lloyd make old Barney, a man between fifty and sixty years of age, uncover his bald head, kneel down upon the cold, damp ground, and receive upon his naked and toil-worn shoulders more than thirty lashes at the time.
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17  I spent the time in washing, not so much because I wished to, but because Mrs. Lucretia had told me I must get all the dead skin off my feet and knees before I could go to Baltimore; for the people in Baltimore were very cleanly, and would laugh at me if I looked dirty.
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