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mistreatment Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about mistreatment
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“He tried his utmost to corrupt the pure principles my grandmother had instilled . . . But he was my master. I was compelled to live under the same roof with him.”
Harriet Ann Jacobs
author
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
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Dr. James Norcom
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slavery
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being forced
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“She may be an ignorant creature, degraded by the system that has brutalized her from her childhood; but she has a mother’s instincts, and is capable of a mother’s agonies.”
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“Slavery is terrible for men; but it is far more terrible for women.”
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“O why have you treated me so monstrously, Angel! I do not deserve it. I have thought it all over carefully, and I can never, never forgive you!”
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“I dragged that filthy thing out of the river muck in South America, and along the way we didn’t get to like each other much. You may think that thing looks human, stands on two legs right? But we’re created in the Lord’s image. You don’t think that’s what the Lord looks like?”

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