1 She was a large, able-bodied woman, about twenty years old.
2 She was entirely unlike any other white woman I had ever seen.
3 When I went there, she was a pious, warm, and tender-hearted woman.
4 Mr. Weeden owned, among others, a woman slave, whose name I have forgotten.
5 At this result Mr. Covey seemed to be highly pleased, both with the man and the wretched woman.
6 Master would keep this lacerated young woman tied up in this horrid situation four or five hours at a time.
7 This woman's back, for weeks, was kept literally raw, made so by the lash of this merciless, religious wretch.
8 She was an apt woman; and a little experience soon demonstrated, to her satisfaction, that education and slavery were incompatible with each other.
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.
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.
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.
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.