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brethren
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Definition
brothers or members of the same group — especially members of a religious order
  • He very soon distinguished himself among his brethren, and was soon made a class-leader and exhorter.
    Chapter 9 (51% in)
  • Those songs still follow me, to deepen my hatred of slavery, and quicken my sympathies for my brethren in bonds.
    Chapter 2 (89% in)
  • There I was in the midst of thousands, and yet a perfect stranger; without home and without friends, in the midst of thousands of my own brethren—children of a common Father, and yet I dared not to unfold to any one of them my sad condition.
    Chapter 11 (46% in)
  • Its sympathy for my brethren in bonds—its scathing denunciations of slaveholders—its faithful exposures of slavery—and its powerful attacks upon the upholders of the institution—sent a thrill of joy through my soul, such as I had never felt before!
    Chapter 11 (95% in)
  • From that time until now, I have been engaged in pleading the cause of my brethren—with what success, and with what devotion, I leave those acquainted with my labors to decide.
    Chapter 11 (**% in)
  • Sincerely and earnestly hoping that this little book may do something toward throwing light on the American slave system, and hastening the glad day of deliverance to the millions of my brethren in bonds—faithfully relying upon the power of truth, love, and justice, for success in my humble efforts—and solemnly pledging my self anew to the sacred cause,—I subscribe myself, FREDERICK DOUGLASS LYNN, _Mass.
    Appendix (98% in)

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