A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States: With Reflections on the Practicability of Restoring the Moral Rights of the Slave, Without Impairing the Legal Privileges of the Possessor; and a Project of a Colonial Asylum for Free Persons of Colour: Including Memoirs of Facts on the Interior Traffic in Slaves, and on Kidnapping. Illustrated with Engravings
author., 1817 - 94 страници
Какво казват хората - Напишете рецензия
Не намерихме рецензии на обичайните места.
Други издания - Преглед на всички
Abolition accomplishing Africa American appear arrival assured Author become benevolent blessings body bound brought called captives cause citizens civil colonization colour Columbia commenced common condition conduct congress consider constitution Designed desired District duty effect equally existing expressed extended eyes fact father freedom frequently friends give hands happiness hope horse human ignorance immediately improvement individual inhabitants instruction justice kindness king knowledge known labor land late laws liberty lives master means meeting mentioned moral mulatto natives nature Negroes never night numerous object observed occurred offered original Park passing perhaps permitted persons political poor population possession possessor practice present probably proper purchase race received religion remain replied resided respectable says secure sentiments slavery slaves Society sold stranger tion told United Washington woman
Страница 2 - An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned." And also to the act, entitled " An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, " An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and...
Страница 63 - OH for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more.
Страница 51 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Страница 70 - The winds roared, and the rains fell. The poor white man, faint and weary, came and sat under our tree. He has no mother to bring him milk, no wife to grind his corn.
Страница 59 - It is not for us to inquire why, in the creation of mankind, the inhabitants of the several parts of the earth were distinguished by a difference in feature or complexion. It is sufficient to know that all are the work of an Almighty hand.
Страница 63 - That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin Not colour'd like his own ; and having pow'r T" enforce the wrong, for such a worthy cause Dooms and devotes him as his lawful prey.
Страница 41 - Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind? If not, why am I subject to His cruelty, or scorn? Or why has man the will and pow'r To make his fellow mourn?
Страница 74 - I presumed to put my hand upon it. After this, some of them went away with my horse, and the remainder stood considering whether they should leave me quite naked, or allow me something to shelter me from the sun. Humanity at last prevailed: they returned me the worst of the two shirts, and a pair of...