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1  Meanwhile, I would learn to write.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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2  With these, I learned mainly how to write.
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3  During this time, I succeeded in learning to read and write.
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4  I continued to do this until I could write a hand very similar to that of Master Thomas.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
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5  Thus, after a long, tedious effort for years, I finally succeeded in learning how to write.
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6  After that, when I met with any boy who I knew could write, I would tell him I could write as well as he.
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7  My feet have been so cracked with the frost, that the pen with which I am writing might be laid in the gashes.
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8  In this way I got a good many lessons in writing, which it is quite possible I should never have gotten in any other way.
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9  By this time, my little Master Thomas had gone to school, and learned how to write, and had written over a number of copy-books.
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10  When left thus, I used to spend the time in writing in the spaces left in Master Thomas's copy-book, copying what he had written.
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11  In writing to a dear friend, immediately after my arrival at New York, I said I felt like one who had escaped a den of hungry lions.
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12  I was too young to think of doing so immediately; besides, I wished to learn how to write, as I might have occasion to write my own pass.
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13  The mere recurrence to those songs, even now, afflicts me; and while I am writing these lines, an expression of feeling has already found its way down my cheek.
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14  The idea as to how I might learn to write was suggested to me by being in Durgin and Bailey's ship-yard, and frequently seeing the ship carpenters, after hewing, and getting a piece of timber ready for use, write on the timber the name of that part of the ship for which it was intended.
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15  It is possible, and even quite probable, that but for the mere circumstance of being removed from that plantation to Baltimore, I should have to-day, instead of being here seated by my own table, in the enjoyment of freedom and the happiness of home, writing this Narrative, been confined in the galling chains of slavery.
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