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" He had always been very zealous against slavery in every form, in which I with all deference thought that he discovered " a zeal without knowledge." Upon one occasion, when in company with some very grave men at Oxford, his toast was, " Here's to the... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Страница 444
по James Boswell - 1807
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The Poetry of Slavery: An Anglo-American Anthology, 1764-1865

Marcus Wood - 2003 - 704 страници
...the Life: [Johnson] had always been very zealous against slavery in every form, in which I with all deference thought that he discovered 'a zeal without...next insurrection of the negroes in the West Indies.' Boswell remained a staunch slavery apologist. In this poem he bizarrely combines a love poem to a young...
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Flesh in the Age of Reason

Roy Porter, Former Professor of the Social History of Medicine Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine Roy Porter - 2004 - 573 страници
...all shoulder some blame - affording in turn some 176 prospect of remedy (hence his incendiary toast: 'Here's to the next insurrection of the negroes in the West Indies'). But most evil was woven into the very fabric of the post-lapsarian world. For Johnson subscribed to...
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Coffee: A Dark History

Antony Wild - 2005 - 323 страници
...firmly and consistently opposed slavery and had once, to Boswell's horror, proposed a toast at Oxford: 'Here's to the next insurrection of the negroes in the West Indies.' The Atlantic slave trade also benefited other trades and manufactures, as the slaves had to be paid...
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Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

David Brion Davis - 2006 - 464 страници
...killers. Few writers noted that in 1777 the famous Samuel Johnson lifted his glass in Oxford and toasted: "Here's to the next insurrection of the negroes in the West Indies ! " ' And as early as 1 760 a British writer who called himself "Philmore" set forth the moral justification...
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Industry and Trade, Том 1

Alfred Marshall - 2006 - 424 страници
...We heve been too quick to forget the horrors which paused Samuel Johnson to give aia famous toast: "Here's to the next insurrection of the negroes in the West Indies" (Goldwin Smith, The United Kingdom, vol. n. i, m, 4. Corraption, thus initiated in one part of public...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 2008 - 1024 страници
...Session in Scotland.2 He had always been very zealous against slavery in every form, in which I with all deference thought that he discovered 'a zeal without...some very grave men at Oxford, his toast was, 'Here's 1 Pope mentions, 'Stretch'd on the rack of a too easy chair.' But I recollect a couplet quite apposite...
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THE CORNHILL MAGAZINE

Miss Angel - 1875
...readers will remember Johnson's hatred of every kind of oppression of the less civilized races, and how, "upon one occasion, when in company with some very grave men at Oiford, his toast was, ' Here's to the next insurrection of the negroes in the West Indies.' " Another...




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