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Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)

online autobiography

Wendell Phillips wrote:

You remember the old fable of "The Man and the Lion," where the lion complained that he should not be so misrepresented "when the lions wrote history."

I am glad the time has come when the "lions write history."

Prefaces by William Lloyd Garrison, and Wendell Phillips, both published in 1845.

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

The life of Frederick Douglass
entered before July 9, 2006

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