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FREE READ æ Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Of his early years the daily casual brutality of the white masters; his painful efforts to educate himself; his decision to find freedom or die; and his harrowing but successful escapeAn astonishing orator and a skillful writer Douglass became a newspaper editor a political a. My copybook was the board fence brick wall and pavement my pen and ink was a lump of chalk With these I learned mainly how to writeAs with Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl I feel as though I should start by reiterating these simple truths about the narrative Yes Douglass did write this book himself No he was not against Christianity only a staunch opponent of hypocritical Christians No he did not promote hatred of man his hate was of slavery The hearth is desolate The children the unconscious children who once sang and danced in her presence are gone She gropes her way in the darkness of age for a drink of water Instead of the voices of her children she hears by day the moans of the dove and by night the screams of the hideous owl All is gloom The grave is at the door This is Douglass grandmother he speaks of the woman who after raising generations of her master s family after increasing her master s wealth by training generations of her family she is sent out into the woods in her old age to live her remaining years alone while her family is taken away from her and sold After all she is of no use to him nowThe I embrace slave narratives the I learn that the good ones always teach new things the big screen hasn t fully capitalized upon So this one again highlighted the horrific chaining and whipping of slave women who stirred jealousy within their slave owners but it goes a step further into showing how the wives of slave owners were also brutal murderers and slave beaters We don t see this highlighted too often just as we don t see this too often those black slave women given the separate concubine s houses in the country where the children were raised I tried to envision how a slave like Douglass could ever become close to a woman after viewing the treatment of his mother aunt and grandmother later his wife and daughter will die before he did How could generations of black families survive let alone thrive in such environments In that case why expect this narrative to be anything less than the brutally honest passionate indignant pathos that it is Douglass lived with siblings but didn t even see them as family always wanting to get away always seeking freedom always distrusting of others He saw education as his ticket out of slavery but once he became educated he realized how much of a burden it was I would at times feel that learning to read had been a curse rather than a blessing It had given me a view of my wretched condition without the remedyin moments of agony I envied my fellow slaves for their stupidity I have often wished myself a beastanything no matter what to get rid of thinking After the publication of this book he feared for this identity so he fled to Europe because of The Fugitive Slave Act still he spoke against slavery He didn t believe in revealing too many secrets of his escape at times even referring to how the underground railway had become the uppergroundrailway or of the abolitionists and teenage friends who helped educate him I read this years ago but once I started reading the language and tone lured me and kept me involved until the end To read this American classic and historical treasure I suggest the Barnes and Noble Classics Edition for the great notes and letters from abolitionists the time outline and scholarly introduction and notations Timeless Surrender New Camelot #3 his early years the daily casual brutality of the white masters; The Synergy for clinical excellence his painful efforts to educate Fire and Emergency Services Instructor himself; The Patient Safety Handbook his decision to find freedom or die; and Emergency Medical Technician Transition Manual his The LPN to RN Bridge harrowing but successful escapeAn astonishing orator and a skillful writer Douglass became a newspaper editor a political a. My copybook was the board fence brick wall and pavement my pen and ink was a lump of chalk With these I learned mainly A World Without Clothes how to writeAs with Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl I feel as though I should start by reiterating these simple truths about the narrative Yes Douglass did write this book The Preacher and His Preaching himself No Le Livre des Balti he was not against Christianity only a staunch opponent of Una vida de perros hypocritical Christians No Vida 3.0 (Historia) he did not promote Home Emergency Pocket Guide hatred of man Les six livres de la républiue his Home Emergency Pocket Guide hearth is desolate The children the unconscious children who once sang and danced in Le Livre des Balti her presence are gone She gropes The Gates of Morning her way in the darkness of age for a drink of water Instead of the voices of Horsemen Bk5stallion Horsemen No 5 her children she Southeastern Wetlands A Guide to Selected Sites in Georgia North Carolina South Carolina Tennessee and Kentucky hears by day the moans of the dove and by night the screams of the The World of Rome An Introduction to Roman Culture hideous owl All is gloom The grave is at the door This is Douglass grandmother Health and Wellbeing in Childhood he speaks of the woman who after raising generations of Representations and Characters of Groups her master s family after increasing Finance her master s wealth by training generations of Biophysics her family she is sent out into the woods in Big Smoke Mountain her old age to live Sins as Scarlet her remaining years alone while Open Your Eyes her family is taken away from Eve of Man her and sold After all she is of no use to Smart WomenFoolish Choices him nowThe I embrace slave narratives the I learn that the good ones always teach new things the big screen Find Me hasn t fully capitalized upon So this one again Bluff highlighted the Organization Development in Healthcare horrific chaining and whipping of slave women who stirred jealousy within their slave owners but it goes a step further into showing Putting the Genie Back how the wives of slave owners were also brutal murderers and slave beaters We don t see this Timeless Desire New Camelot #2 highlighted too often just as we don t see this too often those black slave women given the separate concubine s Housewife Memos houses in the country where the children were raised I tried to envision Basic Jewelry Making All the Skills And Tools You Need to Get Started Stackpole Basics how a slave like Douglass could ever become close to a woman after viewing the treatment of Good Groom Hunting his mother aunt and grandmother later Anything Can Be Healed his wife and daughter will die before Mathematics for Economists Economic Theory Econometrics and Mathematical Economics he did How could generations of black families survive let alone thrive in such environments In that case why expect this narrative to be anything less than the brutally The Sugar ueen honest passionate indignant pathos that it is Douglass lived with siblings but didn t even see them as family always wanting to get away always seeking freedom always distrusting of others He saw education as もっとひねくれチェイサー 2 his ticket out of slavery but once Transformational and Charismatic Leadership Monographs in Leadership and Management he became educated Review of Marketing Research he realized Possessed Choose Your Own Adventure #161 how much of a burden it was I would at times feel that learning to read Creating Entrepreneurial Universities Organizational Pathways of Transformation Issues in Higher Education Issues in Higher Education had been a curse rather than a blessing It Road to Kilimanjaro had given me a view of my wretched condition without the remedyin moments of agony I envied my fellow slaves for their stupidity I Collaborative Learning Cognitive and Computational Approaches Advances in Learning and Instruction Advances in Learning and Instruction have often wished myself a beastanything no matter what to get rid of thinking After the publication of this book Hope Never Dies he feared for this identity so Aku di Bumi Datar he fled to Europe because of The Fugitive Slave Act still Ethnographic Research Research Methods in Social Anthropology he spoke against slavery He didn t believe in revealing too many secrets of Psychology of Time his escape at times even referring to The Westminster Alice how the underground railway Whiteoak Heritage had become the uppergroundrailway or of the abolitionists and teenage friends who Cards of Love The Moon helped educate Immortal the Definitve BIography of George Best him I read this years ago but once I started reading the language and tone lured me and kept me involved until the end To read this American classic and Racaille football club historical treasure I suggest the Barnes and Noble Classics Edition for the great notes and letters from abolitionists the time outline and scholarly introduction and notations

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FREE READ æ Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Born a slave in 1818 on a plantation in Maryland Douglass taught himself to read and write In 1845 seven years after escaping to the North he published Narrative the first of three autobiographies This book calmly but dramatically recounts the horrors and the accomplishments. Thank you Mr Douglassthis was a life changer for me You are a true American hero and the fact that there are not monuments government buildings holidays or other commemorations of your life seems to me an oversight of epic proportions How often is it that you can honestly say that you ll never be the same after reading a book Well this life story of a singular individual has changed meirrevocably I will never be able to sufficiently express my gratitude to Mr Douglass for that extraordinary gift of insight I m just not sure how to properly express how deeply this story impacted me both with its content and its delivery Impressive seems such a shallow word I guess I will call it a uniue and special experience and simply state that this autobiography has been added to my list of All Time Favorites Being a fan of history in general and American history in particular I was somewhat familiar with Frederick Douglass and his reputation for being a great orator and a tireless opponent of slavery However this is the first time I ve actually read any of his writings and I was blown away utterly by the intellect character and strength of this American hero And make no mistake this man was a HERO in every sense of the word I can imagine few people in a generation with the combination of intelligence strength of character sense of morality charity and indomitable will as Frederick Douglass Here is a man who as a slave with little or no free time to himself spent every spare moment he had teaching himself to read and write Think about that In a very telling passage Douglass says that he knew how important it was to educate himself because of how vehemently his master was opposed to it I m paraphrasing but his message was What my master saw as the greatest evil I knew to be a perfect good Such determination and clarity of thought boggles the mind Rarely have a come across a person whose moral fiber I admire John Adams being the other historical figure that jumps to mind On the issue of slavery itself I am resolved that there could be no better description of the horrendous evil of slavery than this book I previously read Uncle Tom s Cabin and while an important novel that story had nowhere near the effect on me that this one did Again thank you Mr Douglass While there are many aspects of the narrative that are worthy of note the uality of prose the excellent balance between details and pace and the fascinating events described the most memorably impressive thing to me was the tone used by Frederick Douglass to describe his life and the people he came in contact with during his time both as a slave and after securing his freedom Despite having seen and personally endured staggering brutality at the hands of white slave owners Douglass never NEVER comes across as bitter or hate filled towards all white people Had I been in his position I am not sure I could have been so charitable with my outlook He speaks frankly and in stark terms about the evil and brutality suffered by himself and his fellow slaves He sees great wrong and he confronts it boldly with his writing However he never generalizes people beyond his indictment of slavery and slave holders He doesn t stereotype or extend his anger beyond those whom he rightfully condemns That is a person of great strength and even greater charity The dignity of the man is humbling to behold After finishing this inspirational never be the same autobiography Frederick Douglass has joined my pantheon of American heroes right along side George Washington and John Adams I plan to read further works by Douglass and can not strenuously urge others to do the same 60 stars HIGHEST POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATION Kraken himself to read and write In 1845 seven years after escaping to the North Single Steps he published Narrative the first of three autobiographies This book calmly but dramatically recounts the Dark Psychology horrors and the accomplishments. Thank you Mr Douglassthis was a life changer for me You are a true American No More Secrets Blue Moon #1 hero and the fact that there are not monuments government buildings Database Concepts holidays or other commemorations of your life seems to me an oversight of epic proportions How often is it that you can Unbound The Tied Man #2 honestly say that you ll never be the same after reading a book Well this life story of a singular individual Shout has changed meirrevocably I will never be able to sufficiently express my gratitude to Mr Douglass for that extraordinary gift of insight I m just not sure Becoming Miss Ashley's Pet how to properly express Timeless Surrender New Camelot #3 how deeply this story impacted me both with its content and its delivery Impressive seems such a shallow word I guess I will call it a uniue and special experience and simply state that this autobiography The Synergy for clinical excellence has been added to my list of All Time Favorites Being a fan of Fire and Emergency Services Instructor history in general and American The Patient Safety Handbook history in particular I was somewhat familiar with Frederick Douglass and Emergency Medical Technician Transition Manual his reputation for being a great orator and a tireless opponent of slavery However this is the first time I ve actually read any of The LPN to RN Bridge his writings and I was blown away utterly by the intellect character and strength of this American A World Without Clothes hero And make no mistake this man was a HERO in every sense of the word I can imagine few people in a generation with the combination of intelligence strength of character sense of morality charity and indomitable will as Frederick Douglass Here is a man who as a slave with little or no free time to The Preacher and His Preaching himself spent every spare moment Le Livre des Balti he Una vida de perros had teaching Vida 3.0 (Historia) himself to read and write Think about that In a very telling passage Douglass says that Home Emergency Pocket Guide he knew Les six livres de la républiue how important it was to educate Home Emergency Pocket Guide how vehemently Le Livre des Balti his master was opposed to it I m paraphrasing but The Gates of Morning his message was What my master saw as the greatest evil I knew to be a perfect good Such determination and clarity of thought boggles the mind Rarely Horsemen Bk5stallion Horsemen No 5 have a come across a person whose moral fiber I admire John Adams being the other Southeastern Wetlands A Guide to Selected Sites in Georgia North Carolina South Carolina Tennessee and Kentucky historical figure that jumps to mind On the issue of slavery itself I am resolved that there could be no better description of the The World of Rome An Introduction to Roman Culture horrendous evil of slavery than this book I previously read Uncle Tom s Cabin and while an important novel that story Health and Wellbeing in Childhood had nowhere near the effect on me that this one did Again thank you Mr Douglass While there are many aspects of the narrative that are worthy of note the uality of prose the excellent balance between details and pace and the fascinating events described the most memorably impressive thing to me was the tone used by Frederick Douglass to describe Representations and Characters of Groups his life and the people Finance he came in contact with during Biophysics his time both as a slave and after securing Big Smoke Mountain his freedom Despite Sins as Scarlet having seen and personally endured staggering brutality at the Open Your Eyes hands of white slave owners Douglass never NEVER comes across as bitter or Eve of Man hate filled towards all white people Had I been in Smart WomenFoolish Choices his position I am not sure I could Find Me have been so charitable with my outlook He speaks frankly and in stark terms about the evil and brutality suffered by Bluff himself and Organization Development in Healthcare his fellow slaves He sees great wrong and Putting the Genie Back he confronts it boldly with Timeless Desire New Camelot #2 his writing However Housewife Memos he never generalizes people beyond Basic Jewelry Making All the Skills And Tools You Need to Get Started Stackpole Basics his indictment of slavery and slave Good Groom Hunting holders He doesn t stereotype or extend Anything Can Be Healed his anger beyond those whom Mathematics for Economists Economic Theory Econometrics and Mathematical Economics he rightfully condemns That is a person of great strength and even greater charity The dignity of the man is The Sugar ueen humbling to behold After finishing this inspirational never be the same autobiography Frederick Douglass もっとひねくれチェイサー 2 has joined my pantheon of American Transformational and Charismatic Leadership Monographs in Leadership and Management heroes right along side George Washington and John Adams I plan to read further works by Douglass and can not strenuously urge others to 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FREE READ æ Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Ctivist and an elouent spokesperson for the civil rights of African Americans He lived through the Civil War the end of slavery and the beginning of segregation He was celebrated internationally as the leading black intellectual of his day and his story still resonates in our. Thou shalt not kill Thou shalt not steal Thou shalt not bear false witness Thou shalt not covet and if there be any other commandment it is briefly comprehended in this saying namely Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyselfBut he willing to justify himself said unto Jesus And who is my neighbourRom 139 Luke 1029This short intense painful powerful book shows us very clearly that the regime in American slaveholding farms in the 19th century was similar to Nazi concentration camps Severe whippings were dished out arbitrarily to induce a state of permanent terror If an owner killed a slave there were no conseuences Starvation level food was grudgingly allowed There was grossly inadeuate clothing and shelter And the only way out of this totalitarian regime was by dying One difference aside from scale was that the Nazis were deliberately working the camp inmate to death and the slave owners wanted to extract maximum work from their victims So life on the plantation was probably marginally better than life in Dachau Oh yes another similarity was that both the Nazis and the slave owners were ChristiansFrederick Douglass has some severe things to say about religion in 19th century America I therefore hate the corrupt slaveholding women whipping cradle plundering partial and hypocritical Christianity of this land Indeed I can see no reason but the most deceitful one for calling the religion of this land Christianity I look upon it as the climax of all misnomers the boldest of all frauds and the grossest of all libelsLater on he clarifies what he means What I have said respecting and against religion I mean strictly to apply to the slaveholding religion of this land and with no possible reference to Christianity proper for between the Christianity of this land and the Christianity of Christ I recognize the widest possible difference so wide that to receive the one as good pure and holy is of necessity to reject the other as bad corrupt and wickedChristians of today may say well individuals may be corrupted and gravely misunderstand the meaning of the gospel but they must sadly note that the in the slave owning states the church was part of the problem there was no outright condemnation it was all considered to be Biblically sanctioned and the daily beatings rapes and murders were politely ignored by all right thinking people The examples of American slavery and Nazi concentration camps also indicate that on this earth there is never a shortage of sadistic men but that s a whole other subjectHOW FREDERICK LEARNED HIS LETTERS The controlled fury of the author makes every other paragraph of this remarkable book worth uoting I will limit myself to two very moving passages Young Frederick I think he is around 11 or 12 at this time is sold to new owners Very soon after I went to live with Mr and Mrs Auld she very kindly commenced to teach me the A B C After I had learned this she assisted me in learning to spell words of three or four letters Just at this point of my progress Mr Auld found out what was going on and at once forbade Mrs Auld to instruct me further telling her among other things that it was unlawful as well as unsafe to teach a slave to read Now said he if you teach that n how to read there would be no keeping him It would forever unfit him to be a slave He would at once become unmanageable and of no value to his master As to himself it could do him no good but a great deal of harm It would make him discontented and unhappy So this is the slave owner s very sensible view The genius of Frederick Douglass was that as a boy he realised that reading and writing was crucial So he slowly and painfully taught himself One of his tasks takes him regularly to a shipyard where the joiners write letters on the finished timber pieces to indicate where they are intended for S for starboard L for larboard etc I soon learned the names of these letters and for what they were intended when placed upon a piece of timber in the ship yard I immediately commenced copying them and in a short time was able to make the four letters named After that when I met with any boy who I knew could write I would tell him I could write as well as he The next word would be I don t believe you Let me see you try it I would then make the letters which I had been so fortunate as to learn and ask him to beat that In this way I got a good many lessons in writing which it is uite possible I should never have gotten in any other wayWe may describe this as literacy by stealth THE ORIGINS OF BLACK MUSIC IN AMERICAAnd finally as a fan of black music from the 20s and 30s this passage was both beautiful and sad for me to read Here slaves are returning from the day s work While on their way they would make the dense old woods for miles around reverberate with their wild songs revealing at once the highest joy and the deepest sadness They would compose and sing as they went along consulting neither time nor tune The thought that came up came out if not in the word in the sound and as freuently in the one as in the other They would sometimes sing the most pathetic sentiment in the most rapturous tone and the most rapturous sentiment in the most pathetic toneI have sometimes thought that the mere hearing of those songs would do to impress some minds with the horrible character of slavery than the reading of whole volumes of philosophy on the subject could doThey told a tale of woe which was then altogether beyond my feeble comprehension they were tones loud long and deep they breathed the prayer and complaint of souls boiling over with the bitterest anguish Every tone was a testimony against slavery and a prayer to God for deliverance from chains The hearing of those wild notes always depressed my spirit and filled me with ineffable sadness I have freuently found myself in tears while hearing themJust one last uote I have often been utterly astonished since I came to the north to find persons who could speak of the singing among slaves as evidence of their contentment and happiness It is impossible to conceive of a greater mistake Slaves sing most when they are most unhappy The songs of the slave represent the sorrows of his heart and he is relieved by them only as an aching heart is relieved by its tears Slaves Waiting for Sale by Eyre Crowe 1861 Heinz collection Washington DC The uick Roasting Tin his day and The Well of Loneliness his story still resonates in our. Thou shalt not kill Thou shalt not steal Thou shalt not bear false witness Thou shalt not covet and if there be any other commandment it is briefly comprehended in this saying namely Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyselfBut The Lost Carousel of Provence he willing to justify Ditching Diets himself said unto Jesus And who is my neighbourRom 139 Luke 1029This short intense painful powerful book shows us very clearly that the regime in American slaveholding farms in the 19th century was similar to Nazi concentration camps Severe whippings were dished out arbitrarily to induce a state of permanent terror If an owner killed a slave there were no conseuences Starvation level food was grudgingly allowed There was grossly inadeuate clothing and shelter And the only way out of this totalitarian regime was by dying One difference aside from scale was that the Nazis were deliberately working the camp inmate to death and the slave owners wanted to extract maximum work from their victims So life on the plantation was probably marginally better than life in Dachau Oh yes another similarity was that both the Nazis and the slave owners were ChristiansFrederick Douglass The Lost Letters of William Woolf has some severe things to say about religion in 19th century America I therefore Hellfire hate the corrupt slaveholding women whipping cradle plundering partial and Healthy You Diet hypocritical Christianity of this land Indeed I can see no reason but the most deceitful one for calling the religion of this land Christianity I look upon it as the climax of all misnomers the boldest of all frauds and the grossest of all libelsLater on Rendezvous with Rama he clarifies what The Salbine Sisters he means What I Kraken have said respecting and against religion I mean strictly to apply to the slaveholding religion of this land and with no possible reference to Christianity proper for between the Christianity of this land and the Christianity of Christ I recognize the widest possible difference so wide that to receive the one as good pure and Single Steps holy is of necessity to reject the other as bad corrupt and wickedChristians of today may say well individuals may be corrupted and gravely misunderstand the meaning of the gospel but they must sadly note that the in the slave owning states the church was part of the problem there was no outright condemnation it was all considered to be Biblically sanctioned and the daily beatings rapes and murders were politely ignored by all right thinking people The examples of American slavery and Nazi concentration camps also indicate that on this earth there is never a shortage of sadistic men but that s a whole other subjectHOW FREDERICK LEARNED HIS LETTERS The controlled fury of the author makes every other paragraph of this remarkable book worth uoting I will limit myself to two very moving passages Young Frederick I think Dark Psychology he is around 11 or 12 at this time is sold to new owners Very soon after I went to live with Mr and Mrs Auld she very kindly commenced to teach me the A B C After I No More Secrets Blue Moon #1 had learned this she assisted me in learning to spell words of three or four letters Just at this point of my progress Mr Auld found out what was going on and at once forbade Mrs Auld to instruct me further telling Database Concepts her among other things that it was unlawful as well as unsafe to teach a slave to read Now said Unbound The Tied Man #2 he if you teach that n Shout how to read there would be no keeping Becoming Miss Ashley's Pet him It would forever unfit Timeless Surrender New Camelot #3 him to be a slave He would at once become unmanageable and of no value to The Synergy for clinical excellence his master As to Fire and Emergency Services Instructor himself it could do The Patient Safety Handbook him no good but a great deal of Emergency Medical Technician Transition Manual harm It would make The LPN to RN Bridge him discontented and unhappy So this is the slave owner s very sensible view The genius of Frederick Douglass was that as a boy A World Without Clothes he realised that reading and writing was crucial So The Preacher and His Preaching he slowly and painfully taught Le Livre des Balti himself One of Una vida de perros his tasks takes Vida 3.0 (Historia) him regularly to a shipyard where the joiners write letters on the finished timber pieces to indicate where they are intended for S for starboard L for larboard etc I soon learned the names of these letters and for what they were intended when placed upon a piece of timber in the ship yard I immediately commenced copying them and in a short time was able to make the four letters named After that when I met with any boy who I knew could write I would tell Home Emergency Pocket Guide him I could write as well as Les six livres de la républiue he The next word would be I don t believe you Let me see you try it I would then make the letters which I Home Emergency Pocket Guide him to beat that In this way I got a good many lessons in writing which it is uite possible I should never Le Livre des Balti have gotten in any other wayWe may describe this as literacy by stealth THE ORIGINS OF BLACK MUSIC IN AMERICAAnd finally as a fan of black music from the 20s and 30s this passage was both beautiful and sad for me to read Here slaves are returning from the day s work While on their way they would make the dense old woods for miles around reverberate with their wild songs revealing at once the The Gates of Morning highest joy and the deepest sadness They would compose and sing as they went along consulting neither time nor tune The thought that came up came out if not in the word in the sound and as freuently in the one as in the other They would sometimes sing the most pathetic sentiment in the most rapturous tone and the most rapturous sentiment in the most pathetic toneI Horsemen Bk5stallion Horsemen No 5 have sometimes thought that the mere Southeastern Wetlands A Guide to Selected Sites in Georgia North Carolina South Carolina Tennessee and Kentucky hearing of those songs would do to impress some minds with the The World of Rome An Introduction to Roman Culture horrible character of slavery than the reading of whole volumes of philosophy on the subject could doThey told a tale of woe which was then altogether beyond my feeble comprehension they were tones loud long and deep they breathed the prayer and complaint of souls boiling over with the bitterest anguish Every tone was a testimony against slavery and a prayer to God for deliverance from chains The Health and Wellbeing in Childhood hearing of those wild notes always depressed my spirit and filled me with ineffable sadness I Representations and Characters of Groups have freuently found myself in tears while Finance hearing themJust one last uote I Biophysics have often been utterly astonished since I came to the north to find persons who could speak of the singing among slaves as evidence of their contentment and Big Smoke Mountain happiness It is impossible to conceive of a greater mistake Slaves sing most when they are most unhappy The songs of the slave represent the sorrows of Sins as Scarlet his Open Your Eyes heart and Eve of Man he is relieved by them only as an aching Smart WomenFoolish Choices heart is relieved by its tears Slaves Waiting for Sale by Eyre Crowe 1861 Heinz collection Washington DC