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

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Leavitt, Lord & Company, 1835 - 202 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 53 - ... keep the word of promise to the ear, and break it to the hope" — we have presumed to court the assistance of the friends of the drama to strengthen our infant institution.
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 142 - ... character and condition of the people of color, by encouraging their intel-lectual, moral, and religious improvement, and by removing public prejudice, that thus they may, according to their intellectual and moral worth, share an equality with the whites, of civil and religious privileges; but this Society will never, in any way, countenance the oppressed in vindicating their rights by resorting to physical force.
الصفحة 35 - State any school, academy, or other literary institution for the instruction or education of colored persons, who are not inhabitants of this State, or harbor or board, for the purpose of attending or being taught or instructed in any such school, academy, or literary institution...
الصفحة 10 - HIM, unto whom all hearts are open, and from whom no secrets are hid.
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 64 - How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot : Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each prayer accepted and each wish resign'd; Labour and rest, that equal periods keep ; "Obedient slumbers that can wake and weep;" Desires composed, affections ever even; Tears that delight, and sighs that waft to heaven.
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 20 - The habits, the feelings, all the prejudices of society — prejudices which neither refinement, nor argument, nor education, nor religion itself, can subdue — mark the people of color, whether bond or free, as the subjects of a degradation inevitable and incurable.
الصفحة 175 - the colony was flourishing under Toussaint — the whites lived happily, and in peace upon their estates, and the negroes continued to work for them.

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