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But I now entered... But I now entered on my fifteenth year - a sad epoch in the life of a slave girl. My master began to whisper foul words in my ear. Young as I was, I could not remain ignorant of their import.
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But to the slave... But to the slave mother New Year's day comes laden with peculiar sorrows. She sits on her cold cabin floor, watching the children who may all be torn from her the next morning; and often does she wish that she and they might die before the day dawns.
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During the first years... During the first years of my service in Dr. Flint's family, I was accustomed to share some indulgences with the children of my mistress.
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There is something akin... There is something akin to freedom in having a lover who has no control over you, except that which he gains by kindness and attachment.
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