Often the slaves got knowledge of the results of great battles before the white people received it.
Naturally much of the conversation of the white people turned upon the subject of freedom and the war, and I absorbed a good deal of it.
Of course as the war was prolonged the white people, in many cases, often found it difficult to secure food for themselves.
It was a white people
who were before ye are, who shall be when ye are not, who shall eat you up and destroy you.
We knew more negroes than white people
, because we had a deal of washing to be done, but we made some most excellent friends among the whites, whom it will be a pleasant duty to hold long in grateful remembrance.
Our ancestors not only brought negroes from Africa, but Indians from South America, and white people
M'Dougal pretended to be convinced by their reasoning, and assured them that, so long as the white people
should be unmolested, and the conduct of their Indian neighbors friendly and hospitable, the phial of wrath should remain sealed up; but, on the least hostility, the fatal cork should be drawn.
Attra seems to be a city of hopeless exile for all white people
After crossing Gun Creek, they met with various signs that white people
were in the neighborhood, and Captain Bonneville made earnest exertions to discover whether they were any of his own people, that he might join them.
Don't see, for my part, how white people
gen'lly can bar to hev to write things much as they do, writin' 's such slow, oneasy kind o' work.
She had an easy, independent carriage--when she was among her own caste--and a high and "sassy" way, withal; but of course she was meek and humble enough where white people
But none can tell the truth of these matters, and I only speak of them because the beauty of Nada was rather as is the beauty of the white people
than of ours, and this might well happen if her grandfather chanced to be a white man.