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consequence
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

2 meanings, 13 uses
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1  —11 uses as in:
a direct consequence of
Definition
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • I was an object of her jealousy, and, consequently, of her hatred;
    6 — The Jealous Mistress (50% in)
consequently = as a result
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • In consequence of numerous requests of this kind, she asked permission of her mistress to bake crackers at night, after all the household work was done; and she obtained leave to do it, provided she would clothe herself and her children from the profits.
    1 — Childhood (27% in)
  • She had for a long time supplied many families with crackers and preserves; consequently, "Aunt Marthy," as she was called, was generally known, and every body who knew her respected her intelligence and good character.
    2 — The New Master And Mistress (49% in)
  • I dreaded the consequences of a violent outbreak; and both pride and fear kept me silent.
    5 — The Trials Of Girlhood (68% in)
  • They knew too well the terrible consequences.
    6 — The Jealous Mistress (73% in)
  • "Very well," said he; "then take the consequences of your wayward course.
    11 — The New Tie To Life (41% in)
  • My grandmother was in the habit of preserving fruit for many ladies in the town, and of preparing suppers for parties; consequently she had many jars of preserves.
    12 — Fear Of Insurrection (62% in)
  • I suffered in consequence of this treatment; but I begged my friends to let me die, rather than send for the doctor.
    14 — Another Link To Life (64% in)
  • I knew the consequences would be frightful; and much as I dreaded being caught, even that seemed better than causing an innocent person to suffer for kindness to me.
    18 — Months Of Peril (1% in)
  • Consequently, my clothes and bedding were often drenched; a process by which the pains and aches in my cramped and stiffened limbs were greatly increased.
    29 — Preparations For Escape (10% in)
  • He told his grandmother, who charged him never to speak of it, explaining to him the frightful consequences; and he never betrayed the trust.
    29 — Preparations For Escape (20% in)

There are no more uses of "consequence" flagged with this meaning in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

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2  —1 use as in:
of little consequence
Definition
importance or relevance
  • Had my children, then, become of so little consequence to him?
    24 — The Candidate For Congress (45% in)
consequence = importance
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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • But what consequence was that, when she had a big heart overflowing with human kindness?
    2 — The New Master And Mistress (58% in)

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