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1  She was a large, able-bodied woman, about twenty years old.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  She was entirely unlike any other white woman I had ever seen.
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3  When I went there, she was a pious, warm, and tender-hearted woman.
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4  Mr. Weeden owned, among others, a woman slave, whose name I have forgotten.
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5  At this result Mr. Covey seemed to be highly pleased, both with the man and the wretched woman.
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6  Master would keep this lacerated young woman tied up in this horrid situation four or five hours at a time.
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7  This woman's back, for weeks, was kept literally raw, made so by the lash of this merciless, religious wretch.
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8  She was an apt woman; and a little experience soon demonstrated, to her satisfaction, that education and slavery were incompatible with each other.
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9  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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10  She was a woman of noble form, and of graceful proportions, having very few equals, and fewer superiors, in personal appearance, among the colored or white women of our neighborhood.
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11  My mistress was, as I have said, a kind and tender-hearted woman; and in the simplicity of her soul she commenced, when I first went to live with her, to treat me as she supposed one human being ought to treat another.
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12  Frequently, before the child has reached its twelfth month, its mother is taken from it, and hired out on some farm a considerable distance off, and the child is placed under the care of an old woman, too old for field labor.
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