and I remember how elevated a doctrine it seemed to me when I heard one of my ignorant black sergeants say, in a prayer I accidentally overheard, “Let me so live dat when I die I may hab manners, dat I may know what to say when I see my heabenly Lord!”
Harper and Brothers, Franklin Square, New York. 1888.
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