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engage
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

3 uses
  • The trial proved satisfactory to both parties, and I was engaged for a month.
    33 — A Home Found (18% in)
  • Instead of being engaged in worshipping him, you are hidden away somewhere, feasting on your master's substance; tossing coffee-grounds with some wicked fortuneteller, or cutting cards with another old hag.
    13 — The Church And Slavery (13% in)
  • Be it said to the honor of this captain, Southerner as he was, that if Fanny and I had been white ladies, and our passage lawfully engaged, he could not have treated us more respectfully.
    30 — Northward Bound (88% in)

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