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sanction
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

2 uses
  • I have said my master found religious sanction for his cruelty.
    Chapter 9 (66% in)
  • Prior to his conversion, he relied upon his own depravity to shield and sustain him in his savage barbarity; but after his conversion, he found religious sanction and support for his slaveholding cruelty.
    Chapter 9 (49% in)

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