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abolish abolition of slavery African American AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY ANTI-SLAVERY avarice BENJAMIN LUNDY blessing blood bondage brute cause Christian citizens civil colonies color congress constitution crime cruel cruelty declared degraded deprived duty ELIZABETH MARGARET CHANDLER emancipation enslave evil feelings freedom give Granville Sharp hands happiness hath heart heaven hold honor human hundred JOHN Q JOSEPH STORY justice labor land lash legislature liberty live Lord manner manumission master ment mercy Mexican Mexico miserable moral mulatto murder nation nature negroes never NEW-ENGLAND ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY oppression overseer person plantations planters poor possession present principles punishment republic Rio Bravo sentiments slave-trade slaveholding slaves society soul South southern spirit suffer territory Texas Texian thee things Thou shalt thousand tion Toussaint L'Ouverture trade traffic treated truth tyrants Union United unto whipped whole WILLIAM
Page 7 - Observe good faith and justice towards all nations, cultivate peace and harmony with all ; religion and morality enjoin this conduct, and can it be that good policy does not equally enjoin it ? It will be worthy of a free, enlightened, and, at no distant period, a great nation, to give to mankind the magnanimous and too novel example of a people always guided by an exalted justice and benevolence.
Page 194 - Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride. No : — men, high-minded men, With powers as far above dull brutes endued In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude, — Men who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain ; These constitute a State ; And sovereign law, that State's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate Sits empress, crowning good, repressing...
Page 189 - I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned.
Page 225 - Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.
Page 220 - Wash you, make you clean ; put away the evil of your doings from before Mine eyes; cease to do evil; learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
Page 219 - But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee.
Page 31 - Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me. And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.
Page 223 - For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: " let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.
Page 102 - ... hath made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on all the face of the earth...
Page 186 - A dungeon horrible on all sides round, As one great furnace flamed ; yet from those flames No light ; but rather darkness visible, Served only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell ; hope never comes, That comes to all ; but torture without end Still urges, and a fiery deluge, fed With ever-burning sulphur unconsumed.