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"I would ten thousand times rather that my children should be the half-starved paupers of Ireland than to be the most pampered among the slaves of America." (p.162)

"Slavery is terrible for men; but it is far more terrible for women." (p.218)

"The dream of my life is not yet realized. I do not sit with my children in a home of my own. I still long for a hearthstone of my own, however humble." (p.370)

"Reader, it is not to awaken sympathy for myself that I am telling you truthfully what I suffered in slavery. I do it to kindle a flame of compassion in your hearts for my sisters who are still in bondage, suffering as I once suffered." (p. 161)

"I know I did wrong. No one can feel it more sensibly than I do. The painful and humiliating memory will haunt me to my dying...

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