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Quotation by Sylvia Dubois
I could dance yet—only had a good fiddle—I like music. A good fiddle always starts the Negro, even if he's old.
Sylvia Dubois (1788?–1889), African American slave and hog breeder. :As quoted in Silvia Dubois, a Biografy of the Slav Who Whipt Her Mistres and Gand Her Fredom, interview dated December 20, 1883, by C. W. Larison (1883).
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