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determine
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

16 uses
  • I found among them a determination to protect each other from the blood-thirsty kidnapper, at all hazards.
    Chapter 11 (84% in)
  • If a slave was convicted of any high misdemeanor, became unmanageable, or evinced a determination to run away, he was brought immediately here, severely whipped, put on board the sloop, carried to Baltimore, and sold to Austin Woolfolk, or some other slave-trader, as a warning to the slaves remaining.
    Chapter 2 (20% in)
  • I shall never forget the ecstasy with which I received the intelligence that my old master (Anthony) had determined to let me go to Baltimore, to live with Mr. Hugh Auld, brother to my old master's son-in-law, Captain Thomas Auld.
    Chapter 5 (25% in)
  • That which to him was a great evil, to be carefully shunned, was to me a great good, to be diligently sought; and the argument which he so warmly urged, against my learning to read, only served to inspire me with a desire and determination to learn.
    Chapter 6 (60% in)
  • My determination to run away was again revived.
    Chapter 8 (98% in)
  • When that came, I was determined to be off.
    Chapter 8 (**% in)
  • I told him I did, come what might; that he had used me like a brute for six months, and that I was determined to be used so no longer.
    Chapter 10 (34% in)
  • It recalled the departed self-confidence, and inspired me again with a determination to be free.
    Chapter 10 (36% in)
  • But I was not willing to cherish this determination alone.
    Chapter 10 (62% in)
  • I was anxious to have them participate with me in this, my life-giving determination.
    Chapter 10 (62% in)
  • At times we were almost disposed to give up, and try to content ourselves with our wretched lot; at others, we were firm and unbending in our determination to go.
    Chapter 10 (64% in)
  • In coming to a fixed determination to run away, we did more than Patrick Henry, when he resolved upon liberty or death.
    Chapter 10 (67% in)
  • The strength of our determination was about to be fully tested.
    Chapter 10 (70% in)
  • I was ever on the look-out for means of escape; and, finding no direct means, I determined to try to hire my time, with a view of getting money with which to make my escape.
    Chapter 11 (16% in)
  • It was a step towards freedom to be allowed to bear the responsibilities of a freeman, and I was determined to hold on upon it.
    Chapter 11 (25% in)
  • He raved, and swore his determination to get hold of me.
    Chapter 11 (32% in)

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