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. III.

Fall sick die. The privilege

of being the little hope of

recovery. The ship bruised &

bows the women children the men

constantly chained two & two; each pair

ascend, solute this state, them being of change

being made to jump in their chains & this, by

friends, is called dancing. Carrying this human

flesh will appear rather a fiction than a real

representation of a ship. A humane man

would will the scar to be described.

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. VII.

aint suffering those beings whom we want.

Country & captivity rendered blood & lux,

a slaughter-house. It is in the power of the

human imagination to picture itself carried,

restored. It had proved fatal to creep under

this infectious exhale from below a given sea.

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