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conscience
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Definition
feeling or appraisal of having personally behaved in a morally right or wrong manner
  • The moral which I gained from the dialogue was the power of truth over the conscience of even a slaveholder.
    Chapter 7 (45% in)
  • He was cruel enough to inflict the severest punishment, artful enough to descend to the lowest trickery, and obdurate enough to be insensible to the voice of a reproving conscience.
    Chapter 4 (25% in)
  • I always felt worse for having received any thing; for I feared that the giving me a few cents would ease his conscience, and make him feel himself to be a pretty honorable sort of robber.
    Chapter 11 (15% in)
  • We wonder how such saints can sing, Or praise the Lord upon the wing, Who roar, and scold, and whip, and sting, And to their slaves and mammon cling, In guilty conscience union.
    Appendix (84% in)

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