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The Narrative of Sojourner Truth (1850)

By Gilbert, Olive

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Title: The Narrative of Sojourner Truth (1850)  
Author: Gilbert, Olive
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
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Excerpt: The Narrative of Sojourner Truth (1850), Dictated by Sojourner Truth, edited by Olive Gilbert.

Table of Contents
Contents NARRATIVE OF SOJOURNER TRUTH ................................................................................................................................................................................ 4 HER BIRTH AND PARENTAGE.............................................................................................................................................................................................. 4 ACCOMMODATIONS ............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 5 HER BROTHERS AND SISTERS ............................................................................................................................................................................................ 6 HER RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 7 THE AUCTION .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 8 DEATH OF MAU-MAU BETT ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 10 LAST DAYS OF BOMEFREE ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 11 DEATH OF BOMEFREE ......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 13 COMMENCEMENT OF ISABELLA?S TRIALS IN LIFE ................................................................................................................................................... 14 TRIALS CONTINUED ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 16 HER STANDING WITH HER NEW MASTER .................................................................................................................................................................... 17 AND MISTRESS ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 17 ISABELLA?S MARRIAGE ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 22 ISABELLA AS A MOTHER .................................................................................................................................................................................................. 23 SLAVEHOLDER?S PROMISES .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 25 HER ESCAPE ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 26 ILLEGAL SALE OF HER SON ............................................................................................................................................................................................... 28 IT IS OFTEN DARKEST JUST BEFORE DAWN ............................................................................................................................................................... 30 DEATH OF MRS. ELIZA FOWLER ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 37 ISABELLA?S RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE ............................................................................................................................................................................. 40 NEW TRIALS ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 51 FINDING A BROTHER AND SISTER .................................................................................................................................................................................. 57 GLEANINGS ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 58 THE MATTHIAS DELUSION ............................................................................................................................................................................................... 63 FASTING................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 70 THE CAUSE OF HER LEAVING THE CITY......................................................................................................................................................................... 70 SOME OF HER VIEWS AND REASONINGS ...................................................................................................................................................................... 78 THE SECOND ADVENT DOCTRINES ................................................................................................................................................................................. 80 ANOTHER CAMP MEETING ............................................................................................................................................................................................... 84 HER LAST INTERVIEW WITH HER MASTER ................................................................................................................................................................. 91 CERTIFICATES OF CHARACTER ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 93

 
 



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