An Inquiry Into the Character and Tendency of the American Colonization and American Anti-slavery Societies

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R.G. Williams, 1837 - 206 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 133 - And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes.
الصفحة 1 - Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
الصفحة 163 - That Congress have no authority to interfere in the emancipation of slaves, or in the treatment of them in any of the states; it remaining with the several states alone to provide rules and regulations therein, which humanity and true policy may require.
الصفحة 146 - ... for my country when I reflect that God is just ; that his justice cannot sleep forever ; that considering numbers, nature, and natural means only, a revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situation, is among possible events ; that it may become probable by supernatural interference. The Almighty has no attribute which can take sides with us in such a contest.
الصفحة 128 - A slave is one who is in the power of a master to whom he belongs. The master may sell him, dispose of his person, his industry, and his labor. He can do nothing, possess nothing, nor acquire anything, but what must belong to his master.
الصفحة 138 - In the vast field extending from an entire State beyond 'the Potomac, to the Sabine river, and from the Atlantic to the Ohio, there are to the best of our knowledge not twelve men exclusively devoted to the religious instruction of the negroes.
الصفحة 175 - ... yet this plantation was thought to be under the worst discipline, and the slaves the most idle of any in the plain. I myself inspired the same activity into three other plantations of which I had the management." He goes on to assert that " the colony was flourishing under Toussaint — the whites lived happily, and in peace upon their estates, and the negroes continued to work for them.
الصفحة 98 - Tell me not of rights — talk not of the property of the planter in his slaves. I deny the right — I acknowledge not the property. The principles, the feelings of our common nature rise in rebellion against it. Be the appeal made to the understanding or to the heart, the sentence is the same that rejects it.
الصفحة 138 - We cannot cry out against the Papists for withholding the Scriptures from the common people, and keeping them in ignorance of the way of life ; for we withhold the Bible from our servants, and keep them in ignorance of it, while we will not use the means to have it read and explained to them.
الصفحة 83 - Slavery is not a national evil : on the contrary, it is a national benefit. ' Slavery exists in some form every where ; and it is not of much consequence, in a philosophical view, whether it be voluntary or not.

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