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" And ain't I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain't I a woman? "
History of Ohio - Page 340
by Charles Burleigh Galbreath - 1925
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The Story of the Negro: The Rise of the Race from Slavery, Volume 2

Booker T. Washington - 1909 - 437 pages
...height and her voice to a pitch like rolling thunder, she asked), an* ar'n't I a woman ? Look at me! Look at my arm!" And she bared her right arm to the...shoulder, showing her tremendous muscular power. "I have plowed, an' planted, an' gathered into barns, an' no man could head me — an' ar'n't I a woman ? I...
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The Negro in American History: Men and Women Eminent in the Evolution of the ...

John Wesley Cromwell - 1914 - 284 pages
...carriages or over mud puddles or gives me any best place, and ain't I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arms' (and she bared her right arm to the shoulder, showing her tremendous muscular power). 'I have plowed and planted and gathered into barns, and no one could head me off, and ain't I a woman f I could...
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Equal Rights 1970: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, Second Session, on S.J ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1970 - 433 pages
...carriages or over puddles, or gives me the best place — and ain't I a woman? "Look at this arm ! I have ploughed and planted and gathered into barns, and no man could head me — and ain't I a woman? "I could work as much and eat as much as a man — when I could get it — and bear...
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Black Women in Nineteenth-Century American Life: Their Words, Their Thoughts ...

Bert James Loewenberg, Ruth Bogin - 2010
...carriages, or over mud-puddles, or gives me any best place! And ain't I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed, and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain't I a woman? 1 could work as much and eat as much as a man — when I could get it — and bear...
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A Woman's Place: Rhetoric and Readings for Composing Yourself and Your Prose

Shirley Morahan - 308 pages
...carriages, or ober mud-puddles, or gibs me any best place! Anda'n't I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! 1 have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And a'n't I a woman? 1 could work as much and eat as much as a man— when I could get it— and bear de lash as well !...
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With These Hands: Women Working on the Land

Joan M. Jensen - 1981 - 295 pages
...puddles, or gives me any best place, and ar'n't I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! I have plowed, and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me— and ar'n't I a woman? I could work as much and eat as much as a man (when I could get it), and bear de...
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Providence

Will D. Campbell - 2002 - 293 pages
...Truth's celebrated words spoken in 1851 at the Women's Convention in Akron, Ohio: I have -plowed., and. -planted, and. gathered into barns and no man could, head, me! And ain't I a woman? I could work as much and eat as much — when I could get it — and bear the lash...
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Constructing the Black Masculine: Identity and Ideality in African American ...

Maurice O. Wallace - 2002 - 236 pages
...Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio, "Ar'n't I a Woman?": "Look at me! Look at my arm! I have plowed, and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me — and ar'n't I a woman? I could work as much and eat as much as a man (when I could get it), and bear de...
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African American Religion and the Civil Rights Movement in Arkansas

Johnny E. Williams - 2003 - 177 pages
...me into carriages, or ober mud-puddles, or gibs me any best place! And ain't I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! (and she bared her right arm to the...gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain't I a woman? I could work as much and eat as much as a man — when I could get it — and bear...
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Feminist Theory Reader: Local and Global Perspectives

&. Kim McCann - 2003 - 509 pages
...carriages, or over mud puddles, or gives me any best place! And ain't I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed, and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain't I a woman? I could work as much and eat as much as a man — when I could get it — and bear...
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