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1  He said he had a great mind to give me a severe whipping.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  I saw no whipping of men; but all seemed to go smoothly on.
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3  My awkwardness was almost always his excuse for whipping me.
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4  Mr. Hopkins could always find some excuse for whipping a slave.
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5  He would at times seem to take great pleasure in whipping a slave.
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6  This whipping was the first of a number just like it, and for similar offences.
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7  During the first six months, of that year, scarce a week passed without his whipping me.
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8  The peculiar feature of his government was that of whipping slaves in advance of deserving it.
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9  They were frequently whipped when least deserving, and escaped whipping when most deserving it.
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10  I had lived with him nine months, during which time he had given me a number of severe whippings, all to no good purpose.
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11  I did not hesitate to let it be known of me, that the white man who expected to succeed in whipping, must also succeed in killing me.
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12  If, however, I found in my new home hardship, hunger, whipping, and nakedness, I had the consolation that I should not have escaped any one of them by staying.
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13  Before he commenced whipping Aunt Hester, he took her into the kitchen, and stripped her from neck to waist, leaving her neck, shoulders, and back, entirely naked.
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14  All of these lived at the Great House Farm, and enjoyed the luxury of whipping the servants when they pleased, from old Barney down to William Wilkes, the coach-driver.
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15  I reached Covey's about nine o'clock; and just as I was getting over the fence that divided Mrs. Kemp's fields from ours, out ran Covey with his cowskin, to give me another whipping.
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16  I had been at my new home but one week before Mr. Covey gave me a very severe whipping, cutting my back, causing the blood to run, and raising ridges on my flesh as large as my little finger.
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17  Aunt Hester had not only disobeyed his orders in going out, but had been found in company with Lloyd's Ned; which circumstance, I found, from what he said while whipping her, was the chief offence.
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