Talk:Frederick Douglass

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Unsourced[edit]

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  • Once you learn to read you will be forever free.
  • There is a class of people who seem to think that if a man should fall overboard into the sea with a Bible in his pocket it would hardly be possible to drown. I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.

Quote containing "deprecated" is in original pamphlet by Douglass as "depreciated."[edit]

Yes, I know there are thousands of pages that use the word "deprecated" but in the original pamphlet by Douglass he uses the word "depreciated."

See my study on this mistake here: [1]

See a facsimile reproduction of the actual pamphlet here: [2] See the quote source on page 22.

DoneChip.berlet (talk) 13:56, 4 November 2014 (UTC)

I will wait a week and then make the correction if there is no objection. --Cberlet (talk) 02:45, 19 February 2014 (UTC)