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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself
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I would ten thousand times rather that my children should be the half-starved paupers of Ireland than to be the most pampered among the slaves of America. I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation, till the grave opened to give me rest, than to live with an unprincipled master and a jealous mistress. The felon's home in a penitentiary is preferable. He may repent, and turn from the error of his ways, and so find peace; but it is not so with a favorite slave. She is not allowed to have any pride of character.
When American playboy Matt Claiborne George Brent embarks on a mission to Tripoli, he finds forbidden love and political intrigue when he falls for a dancing girl involved with rival lords. Matt is supposed to trade gold with the Pasha for American sailors being held hostage. But when EI betrays Francesca, she and Matt join forces and find true love. The film was originally called The Flame of Tripoli.
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, written by herself is an autobiography by Harriet Jacobs , a mother and fugitive slave, published in by L. Maria Child , who edited the book for its author. Jacobs used the pseudonym Linda Brent.