All 4 Uses of
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Uses with a very common or rare meaning:
- In August, 1832, my master attended a Methodist camp-meeting held in the Bay-side, Talbot county, and there experienced religion.
Chpt 9 *August = the month that falls between July and September
- On one of the hottest days of the month of August, 1833, Bill Smith, William Hughes, a slave named Eli, and myself, were engaged in fanning wheat.
- I went on thus from May till August.†
- But, while attending an anti-slavery convention at Nantucket, on the 11th of August, 1841, I felt strongly moved to speak, and was at the same time much urged to do so by Mr. William C. Coffin, a gentleman who had heard me speak in the colored people's meeting at New Bedford.
Chpt 11August = the month that falls between July and September
(meaning too common or rare to warrant focus) More commonly, August is used as a proper noun to refer to the month that falls between July and September.