The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom by William and Ellen Craft:|
and sent them to Ohio, where they are getting
along well. I saw several of them last summer
"Well," replied the lady, "freedom may do for
your ma's niggers, but it will never do for mine;
and, plague them, they shall never have it; that is
the word, with the bark on it."
"If freedom will not do for your slaves," replied
the passenger, "I have no doubt your Ned and
the other nine negroes will find out their mistake,
and return to their old home.
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom