Quakers almost as good as colored. They call themselves friends and you can trust them every time.
Most of those coming from the mainland are very destitute, almost naked. I am trying to find places for those able to work, and provide for them as best I can, so as to lighten the burden on the Government as much as possible, while at the same time they
I've heard 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' read, and I tell you Mrs. Stowe's pen hasn't begun to paint what slavery is as I have seen it at the far South. I've seen de real thing, and I don't want to see it on no stage or in no theater
I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven.
You'll be free or die!
Why, der language down dar in de far South is jus' as different from ours in Maryland, as you can think. Dey laughed when dey heard me talk, an' I could not understand 'dem, no how.
'Pears like I prayed all the time, 'bout my work, everywhere, I prayed an' groaned to the Lord.
I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.
Lord, I'm going to hold steady on to You and You've got to see me through.
I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.
I think there's many a slaveholder'll get to Heaven. They don't know better. They acts up to the light they have.
I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.
Born:1820 Died: 1913 Links Find on Amazon: Harriet Tubman 1820
Died:1913 Links Find on Amazon: Harriet Tubman 1913