Jacobus 332 He begins to be heavily watched and looked over but it is too late

Jacobus 332 he begins to be heavily watched and

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these heavenly qualities.” (Jacobus 332) He begins to be heavily watched and looked over, but it is too late, Douglass has already gained the “inch” and there was no way of preventing him from taking the “ell”. By the time Frederick was twelve he had successfully learned to read and the more educated he became, the more angry he became towards slaveholders. He heard the word abolition and eventually figured out what it meant through a city paper. While wandering one day, Mr. Douglass helped two Irishmen unload a scow of stone to which they said to him that “...it was a pity so fine a little fellow as myself should be a slave for life.” (Jacobus 335) They told him to escape to the North, but Douglass pretended to not understand them as sometimes white men would encourage slaves to run away, only to catch them to bring them back to their masters for a reward. Douglass began to learn how to write and would use Master Thomas’s
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books as practice. He later on leaves Baltimore and returns to live back on the plantation of his old master, Colonel Lloyd. Here on the plantation, slaves held the same rank of the horses, cattle, pigs and such. Mr. Douglass describes the horrors of the most barbarous master of them all, Master Andrew, and how he “...took my little brother by the throat, threw him on the ground, and with the heel of his boot stamped upon his head till the blood gushed from his nose and ears…” (Jacobus 337) He returns to Baltimore and soon after, Mr. and Mrs. Auld both died, leaving him in the hands of strangers. Douglass begins to reveal that the number one thing that
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