A Defence of the Wesleyan Methodist Missions in the West Indies: Including a Refutation of the Charges in Mr. Marryat's "Thoughts on the Abolition of the Slave Trade, &c." and in Other Publications; with Facts and Anecdotes Illustrative of the Moral State of the Slaves, and of the Operation of Missions

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الصفحة 113 - Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh ; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers ; but in singleness of heart, fearing God...
الصفحة 113 - But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done : and there is no respect of persons.
الصفحة 72 - Obeah man or woman; it is then made known among his fellow blacks, that Obi is set for the thief; and as soon as the latter hears the dreadful news, his terrified imagination begins to work, no resource is left but...
الصفحة 113 - God; and whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as unto the Lord, and not unto men, knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance : for ye serve the Lord Christ.
الصفحة 79 - In consequence of this a magistrate, the clergyman's son, and two more, fell upon me in the open street, beat me unmercifully, and laid open my head with the butt end of a whip; they would...
الصفحة 71 - The oldest and most crafty are those who usually attract the greatest devotion and confidence;, those whose hoary heads, and a somewhat peculiarly harsh and forbidding in their aspect, together with some skill in plants of the medicinal and poisonous species, have qualified them for successful imposition upon the weak and credulous. The negroes in general, whether Africans or Creoles, revere, consult, and fear...
الصفحة 7 - The very existence of a national establishment recognises the principle, that it is the duty of a Christian government to provide for the religious instruction of its subjects ; and...
الصفحة 72 - Obia professor from any other Negro upon his plantation; and so infatuated are the blacks in general, that but few instances occur of their having assumed courage enough to impeach these miscreants. With minds so firmly prepossessed, they no sooner find Obi...
الصفحة 72 - ... ability ; or if, after gaining such an ally, he should still fancy himself affected, he presently falls into a decline, under the incessant horror of impending calamities. The slightest painful sensation in the head, the bowels, or any other part, any casual loss or hurt, confirms his apprehensions, and he believes himself the devoted victim of an invisible and irresistible agency.
الصفحة 26 - As she stood before my window, she said, lifting her hands towards heaven, ' Do, me master minister, pity me ! Me heart do so, (shaking herself violently,) me heart do so, because me have no child. Me go a massa house, in massa yard, and in me hut, and me no see em ;' and then her cry went up to God. I durst not be seen looking at her.

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