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now and then a little beef and bread. After meals they are
made to jump in their irons. This is called 'dancing' by the
slave dealers. In every ship he has been desired 'to flog such
as would not jump.' He had generally a cat of nine tails in his
hand among the women and the chief mate, he believes,
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Book title: Jookin':The Rise of Social Dance Formations in African-American Culture.
Contributors: Katrina Hazzard-Gordon - Author.
Publisher: Temple University Press.
Place of publication: Philadelphia.
Publication year: 1990.
Page number: 177.
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