It feels as though a burden has been lifted to get new trousers from Mrs.Lucretia"
Traveling to Baltimore
I hope that this is the last look that I will take at Colonel Lloyd's plantation forever.
Meeting The Auld's
"Welcome to our and your new home. While you are are here your main task will be to take care of our little Thomas,"
" For the people in Baltimore were very cleanly, and would laugh at me if I looked dirty. Besides, she was going to give me a new pair of trousers, which I should not put on unless I got all the dirt off me"(Douglass 17). This explains how Douglass is really taking pride in his appearance to start a new chapter in his life in Baltimore.
"I then placed myself in the bows of the sloop, and there spent the remainder of the day in looking ahead, interesting myself in what was in the distance rather than in things near by or behind"(Douglass 18). This shows that Douglass is ready to start a new experience in Baltimore and leave the torture that he once endure back in Tukahoe.
"There were a number of slave children that might have been sent from the plantation to Baltimore. There were those younger, those older, and those of the same age. I was chosen from among them all, and was the fast, last, and only choice"(Douglass 18).This explains how Douglass is so grateful that he was given the opportunity to go to a big place like Baltimore instead of being on a dehumanizing plantation.