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Quotes from “The Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave” by William Wells Brown

Annie Jay
Annie Jayhas quoted2 years ago
Ever since that act, I have been in favor of "woman's rights
Annie Jay
Annie Jayhas quoted2 years ago
Great Britain. While the people of the United States boast of their freedom, they at the same time keep three millions of their own citizens in chains; and while I am seated here in sight of Bunker Hill Monument, writing this narrative, I am a slave, and no law, not even in Massachusetts, can protect me from the hands of the slaveholder!
Annie Jay
Annie Jayhas quoted2 years ago
The kind friend that had taken me in was named Wells Brown.
Annie Jay
Annie Jayhas quoted2 years ago
Theodore D. Weld, in his book entitled, "Slavery as it is."
Annie Jay
Annie Jayhas quoted2 years ago
A father,—alas! slaves have no father
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