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used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

6 uses
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express recognition of someone or something; or admit something
  • The girl to whom she said this had a mulatto child, of course not acknowledged by its father.
    7 — The Lover (17% in)
  • To my utter astonishment, he replied, "I don't believe it; but if she did acknowledge it, you tortured her into exposing me."
    6 — The Jealous Mistress (63% in)
  • The poor black man who loved her would have been proud to acknowledge his helpless offspring.
    7 — The Lover (18% in)
  • She expressed her opinion very freely as to the respect Mr. Sands showed for his wife, and for his own character, in acknowledging those "young niggers."
    27 — New Destination For The Children (75% in)
  • "But," said he, "it is a pitiable and degrading business, and I always felt ashamed to acknowledge my brother in connection with it."
    30 — Northward Bound (67% in)
  • She was grateful for the boon; but the idea of having been bought was always galling to a spirit that could never acknowledge itself to be a chattel.
    Appendix (63% in)

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