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    Please help me understand

    What is it mean by "They gave tongue an interesting thoughts of my soul" this from the essay I was reading the Title "Learning to Read and Write by Frederick Douglas.

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    What is it mean by "They gave tongue an interesting thoughts of my soul" this from the essay I was reading the Title "Learning to Read and Write by Frederick Douglas.

    Please help! Thanks
    Give tongue means to utter one's thoughts or to speak, It is opposite to hold your tongue; Here the interesting thoughts were uttered by his soul which were flashed or heard by the inner mind. They did not come out of the mouth, so died away or forgotten.

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