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prudent
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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sensible and careful
  • I therefore, though with great prudence, commenced early to ascertain their views and feelings in regard to their condition,
    Chapter 10 (62% in)
prudence = caution
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  • I am strongly tempted to give the names of two or three of those little boys, as a testimonial of the gratitude and affection I bear them; but prudence forbids;—not that it would injure me, but it might embarrass them; for it is almost an unpardonable offence to teach slaves to read in this Christian country.
    Chapter 7 (29% in)

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