Harriet The Moses Of Her People
The way was so toilsome over the rugged mountain passes, that often the men who followed her would give out, and foot-sore, and bleeding, they would drop on the ground, groaning that they could not take another step. They would lie there and die, or if strength came back, they would return on their steps, and seek their old homes again. Then the revolver carried by this bold and daring pioneer, would come out, while pointing it at their heads she would say, "Dead niggers tell no tales; you go on or die!" And by this heroic treatment she compelled them to drag their weary limbs along on their northward journey.
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Review: Harriet Tubman: The Moses of Her PeopleUser Review - Tammy - Goodreads
Had some very good stories about Harriet that I really enjoyed reading. Was definitely a more anecdotal book than historical I think. What I really didn't like was the comparison to other great women ... Read full review