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Quotation by Susan B. Anthony
... even I am growing accustomed to slavery; so much so that I cease to think of its accursed influence and calmly eat from the hands of the bondman without being mindful that he is such. O, Slavery, hateful thing that thou art thus to blunt the keen edge of conscience!
Susan B. Anthony (1820–1907), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in The Life of Susan B. Anthony, vol. 1, ch. 7, by Ida Husted Harper (1897).
From an 1854 description in her diary of visits to Alexandria, Virginia, and Baltimore, Maryland.
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