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Read online Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave; and Selected Essays and Speeches.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave; and Selected Essays and Speeches This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not indexed Not illustrated edition Excerpt was not yet certain as to what the matter was In a few moments in rode Mr Hamilton with a speed betokening great excitement He came to the door and inquired if Master William was in He was told he was in the barn Mr Hamilton without dismounting rode up to the barn with extraordinary speed In a few moments he and Mr Freeland returned to the house By this time the three constables rode up and in great haste dismounted tied their horses and met Mr William and Mr Hamilton returning from the barn and after talking awhile they all walked up to the kitchen door There was no one in the kitchen but myself and John Henry and Sandy were up at the barn Mr Freeland put his head in at the door and called me by my mame saying there were some gentlemen at the door who wished to see me I stepped to the door and inquired what they wanted They at once seized me and without giving me any satisfaction tied me lashing my hands closely together I insisted upon knowing what the matter was They at length said that they had learned I had been in a scrape and that I was to be examined before my master and if their information proved false I should not be hurt William Freeland came to the door with her hands full of biscuits and divided them between Henry and John She then delivered herself of a speech to the following effect addressing herself to me she said You devil You yeUmv devil it was you that put it into the heads of Henry and John to run away But for you you long legged mulatto devil Henry nor John would never have thought of such a thing I made no reply and was immediately hurried off towards St Michael s Just a moment previous to the scuffle with Henry Mr Hamilton suggested the propriety of making a by Frederick Douglass

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave; and Selected Essays and Speeches
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No description available, THE MOST COMPLETE COLLECTION OF WRITTEN WORKS amp SPEECHES BY FREDERICK DOUGLASS Newly Illustrated br br This Ebook Features Dynamic Links for Ease of Navigation Plus Enjoy the Bonus Audiobook br br This Collections Includes br br The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass br Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass a Slave br MY BONDAGE and MY FREEDOM br Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass br Many Writings and Speeches br br HERE ARE THE SPECIFICS br br LIFE AS A SLAVE br CHAPTER I AUTHOR S BIRTH br CHAPTER II REMOVAL FROM GRANDMOTHER S br CHAPTER III TROUBLES OF CHILDHOOD br CHAPTER IV A GENERAL SURVEY OF THE SLAVE PLANTATION br CHAPTER V A SLAVEHOLDER S CHARACTER br CHAPTER VI A CHILD S REASONING br CHAPTER VII LUXURIES AT THE GREAT HOUSE br CHAPTER VIII CHARACTERISTICS OF OVERSEERS br CHAPTER IX CHANGE OF LOCATION br CHAPTER X LEARNING TO READ br CHAPTER XI GROWING IN KNOWLEDGE br CHAPTER XII RELIGIOUS NATURE AWAKENED br CHAPTER XIII THE VICISSITUDES OF SLAVE LIFE br CHAPTER XIV EXPERIENCE IN ST MICHAELS br CHAPTER XV COVEY THE NEGRO BREAKER br CHAPTER XVI ANOTHER PRESSURE OF THE TYRANT S VISE br CHAPTER XVII THE LAST FLOGGING br CHAPTER XVIII NEW RELATIONS AND DUTIES br CHAPTER XIX THE RUNAWAY PLOT br CHAPTER XX br CHAPTER XXI ESCAPE FROM SLAVERY br SECOND PART br CHAPTER I ESCAPE FROM SLAVERY br CHAPTER II LIFE AS A FREEMAN br CHAPTER III INTRODUCED TO THE ABOLITIONISTS br CHAPTER IV RECOLLECTIONS OF OLD FRIENDS br CHAPTER V ONE HUNDRED CONVENTIONS br CHAPTER VI IMPRESSIONS ABROAD br CHAPTER VII TRIUMPHS AND TRIALS br CHAPTER VIII JOHN BROWN AND MRS STOWE br CHAPTER IX INCREASING DEMANDS OF THE SLAVE POWER br CHAPTER X THE BEGINNING OF THE END br CHAPTER XI SECESSION AND WAR br br MEN OF COLOR TO ARMS br THE BLACK MAN AT THE WHITE HOUSE br CHAPTER XII HOPE FOR THE NATION br CHAPTER XIII VAST CHANGES br CHAPTER XIV LIVING AND LEARNING br CHAPTER XV WEIGHED IN THE BALANCE br CHAPTER XVI TIME MAKES ALL THINGS EVEN br CHAPTER XVII INCIDENTS AND EVENTS br CHAPTER XVIII HONOR TO WHOM HONOR br CHAPTER XIX br RETROSPECTION br CONCLUSION br APPENDIX br WEST INDIA EMANCIPATION br THIRD PART br CHAPTER I LATER LIFE br CHAPTER II A GRAND OCCASION br CHAPTER III DOUBTS AS TO GARFIELD S COURSE br CHAPTER IV RECORDER OF DEEDS br CHAPTER V PRESIDENT CLEVELAND S ADMINISTRATION br CHAPTER VI THE SUPREME COURT DECISION br CHAPTER VII DEFEAT OF JAMES G BLAINE br CHAPTER VIII EUROPEAN TOUR br CHAPTER IX CONTINUATION OF EUROPEAN TOUR br CHAPTER X THE CAMPAIGN OF br CHAPTER XI ADMINISTRATION OF PRESIDENT HARRISON br CHAPTER XII MINISTER TO HA TI br CHAPTER XIII CONTINUED NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE M LE ST br NICOLAS br br COLLECTED ARTICLES OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS A SLAVE br MY ESCAPE FROM SLAVERY br RECONSTRUCTION br br MY BONDAGE and MY FREEDOM br br CONTENTS br EDITORS PREFACE br INTRODUCTION br LIFE AS A SLAVE br I CHILDHOOD br II REMOVED FROM MY FIRST HOME br III PARENTAGE br IV A GENERAL SURVEY OF THE SLAVE PLANTATION br V GRADUAL INITIATION INTO THE MYSTERIES OF SLAVERY br VI TREATMENT OF SLAVES ON LLOYDS PLANTATION br VII LIFE IN THE GREAT HOUSE br VIII A CHAPTER OF HORRORS br IX PERSONAL TREATMENT br X LIFE IN BALTIMORE br XI A CHANGE CAME O ER THE SPIRIT OF MY DREAM br XII RELIGIOUS NATURE AW, Illus in black and white Opening note by Coretta Scott King For the first time the most important account ever written of a childhood in slavery is accessible to young readers From his days as a young boy on a plantation to his first months as a freeman in Massachusetts here are Douglass s own firsthand experiences vividly recounted expertly excerpted and powerfully illustrated, Born into a family of slaves Frederick Douglass educated himself through sheer determination His unconquered will to triumph over his circumstances makes his one of America s best and most unlikely success stories Douglass own account of his journey from slave to one of America s great statesmen writers and orators is as fascinating as it is inspiring br br This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader s notes to help the modern reader contend with Douglass nineteenth century style and vocabulary