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"As I writhed under it, I would at times feel that learning to read had been a curse rather than a blessing. It had given me a view of my wretched condition, without the remedy. It opened my eyes to the horrible pit, but to no ladder upon which to get out."

Source: Written in his autobiography in 1845- 'Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass' (6th edition), London: H.G. Collins and Paternoster Row (pg 41)
Author: Douglass, Frederick
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