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“The louder she screamed, the harder he whipped; and where the blood ran fastest, there he whipped longest.”  (Douglass 26)

“I never saw my mother, to know her as such, more than four or five times in my life; and each of these times was very short in duration, and at night."  (Douglass 23)

"I was born in Tuckahoe, near Hillsborough, and about twelve miles from Easton, in Talbot county, Maryland. I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it.”  (Douglass 22)

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