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- The clanking of fetters and the rattling of chains in the prison,Appendix (29% in)
fetters = a shackle for the ankles
- I would allow myself to suffer under the greatest imputations which evil-minded men might suggest, rather than exculpate myself, and thereby run the hazard of closing the slightest avenue by which a brother slave might clear himself of the chains and fetters of slavery.Chapter 11 (5% in)
- What! servants of thy own Merciful Son, who came to seek and save The homeless and the outcast, fettering down The tasked and plundered slave!Appendix (38% in)
There are no more uses of "fetter" in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.
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