All 3 Uses of
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
- What I got from Sheridan was a bold denunciation of slavery, and a powerful vindication of human rights.
Chpt 7 *denunciation = strong criticism
- It required a degree of courage unknown to them to do so; for just at that time, the slightest manifestation of humanity toward a colored person was denounced as abolitionism, and that name subjected its bearer to frightful liabilities.†
- 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!†
(denounce) to strongly criticize or accuse publicly
or more rarely: to inform against someone (turn someone into the authorities)