Douglass states of captain auld "after his conversions, he found religious sanction and support for his slaveholding cruelty." How does captain auld justify his actions as a slave holder with religious reasonings? Give examples.
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"I have said my master found religious sanction for his cruelty. As an example, I will state one of many facts going to prove the charge. I have seen him tie up a lame young woman, and whip her with a heavy cowskin upon her naked shoulders, causing the warm red blood to drip; and, in justification of the bloody deed, he would quote this passage of Scripture—"He that knoweth his master's will, and doeth it not, shall be beaten with many stripes."
I don't know what you mean by unspoken rule?
NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS