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- The other was a most artful deceiver, and could be understood only by such as were skilful enough to detect his cunningly-devised frauds.Chapter 10 (47% in)
- I bent myself to devising ways and means for our escape, and meanwhile strove, on all fitting occasions, to impress them with the gross fraud and inhumanity of slavery.Chapter 10 (62% in)
- Mr. Ruggles was then very deeply engaged in the memorable Darg case, as well as attending to a number of other fugitive slaves, devising ways and means for their successful escape; and, though watched and hemmed in on almost every side, he seemed to be more than a match for his enemies.Chapter 11 (56% in)
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