My Bondage and My Freedom ...

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Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1855 - 464 من الصفحات
An expansion of Douglass's earlier autobiography, Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, providing more detail on his transition from enslavement to freedom.
 

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II
37
IV
45
VI
55
VIII
73
X
83
XII
101
XIII
113
XXII
179
XXIV
199
XXV
216
XXVII
227
XXVIII
244
XXX
265
XXXII
298
XXXIII
315

XIV
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XV
135
XVI
145
XVIII
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XX
167
XXXV
333
XXXVI
351
XXXVII
359
XXXVIII
386

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الصفحة 229 - For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers.
الصفحة 440 - BY THE rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
الصفحة 440 - America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future. Standing with God and the crushed and bleeding slave on this occasion, I will, in the name of humanity which is outraged, in the name of liberty which is fettered, in the name of the constitution and the Bible, which are disregarded and trampled upon, dare to call in question and to denounce, with all the emphasis I can command, everything that serves to perpetuate slavery - the great sin and...
الصفحة 439 - ... called upon to bring our humble offering to the national altar and to confess the benefits and express devout gratitude for the blessings resulting from your independence to us? Would to God, both for your sakes and ours, that an affirmative answer could be truthfully returned to these questions! Then would my task be light and my burden easy and delightful. For who is there so cold that a nation's sympathy could not warm him? Who so obdurate and dead to the claims of gratitude that would not...
الصفحة 97 - Every tone was a testimony against slavery, and a prayer to God for deliverance from chains.
الصفحة 440 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
الصفحة 443 - What to the American slave is your Fourth of July? I answer, a day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he is the constant victim.
الصفحة 218 - Sabbath, stood all alone upon the lofty banks of that noble bay, and traced, with saddened heart and tearful eye, the countless number of sails moving off to the mighty ocean.
الصفحة 242 - I did, come what might; that he had used me like a brute for six months, and that I was determined to be used so no longer. With that, he strove to drag me to a stick that was lying just out of the stable door. He meant to knock me down.
الصفحة 144 - As to himself, learning will do him no good, but a great deal of harm, making him disconsolate and unhappy. If you teach him how to read, hell want to know how to write, and this accomplished, he'll be running away with himself.

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