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It is a long lane that has no turn. America has risen to her meridian. When you begin to thrive, she will begin to fall. God hath raised you up a Walker and a Garrison. Though Walker sleeps, yet he lives, and his name shall be had in everlasting remembrance. I, even I, who am but a child, inexperienced to many of you, am a living witness to testify unto you this day, that I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green bay tree, and lo, he passed away; yea, I diligently sought him, but he could not be found; and it is God alone that has inspired my heart to feel for Afric’s woes.

Written by Herself: Literary Production by African American Women, 1746– 1892. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993. , and Rafia Zafar. Harriet Jacobs and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Giddings, Paula. When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America. New York: William Morrow, 1984. Grasso, Linda M. The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women’s Literature in America, 1820–1860. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

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