The African Repository, المجلد 20

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American Colonization Society., 1844
 

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الصفحة 30 - They must penetrate the human soul, and eradicate the light of reason and the love of liberty. Then, and not till then, when universal darkness and despair prevail, can you perpetuate slavery, and repress all sympathies, and all humane and benevolent efforts among freemen, in behalf of the unhappy portion of our race doomed to bondage.
الصفحة 299 - Now, behold, in my trouble I have prepared for the house of the Lord an hundred thousand talents of gold, and a thousand thousand talents of silver ; and of brass and iron without weight ; for it is in abundance: timber also and stone have I prepared ; and thou mayest add thereto.
الصفحة 152 - The cheerful abodes of civilization and happiness, which are scattered over this verdant mountain ; the flourishing settlements which are spreading around it — the sound of Christian instruction, and scenes of Christian worship, which are heard and seen in this land of brooding pagan darkness ; a thousand contented freemen, united in founding a new Christian Empire, happy themselves, and the instruments of happiness to others — every object, every individual, is an argument, is demonstration...
الصفحة 236 - I cannot have escaped error. It is incident to our imperfect nature. But I may say with truth, my errors have been of the understanding, not of intention ; and that the advancement of their rights and interests has been the constant motive for every measure. On these considerations I solicit their indulgence. Looking forward with anxiety to their future destinies, I trust that, in their steady character unshaken by difficulties, in their love of...
الصفحة 175 - I avail myself of this occasion to renew to you the assurance of my distinguished consideration.
الصفحة 168 - To the House of Representatives of the United States : I transmit to the House of Representatives, a Report from the Secretary...
الصفحة 235 - While our best endeavours for the preservation of harmony with all nations will continue to be used, the experience of the world, and our own experience, admonish us of the insecurity of trusting too confidently to their success. We cannot, without committing a dangerous imprudence, abandon those measures of self-protection, which are adapted to our situation, and to which, notwithstanding our pacific policy, the violence and injustice of others may compel us to resort.
الصفحة 177 - Full justice, it is hoped, may be done to England, without denying to Liberia powers so necessary to the safety, the prosperity, and the utility of that settlement as a philanthropic establishment. This Government does not, of course, undertake to settle and adjust differences which have arisen between British subjects and the authorities of Liberia. Those authorities are responsible for their own acts ; and they certainly would not expect the support or countenance of this Government in any act...
الصفحة 300 - And David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do it: fear not, nor be dismayed: for the LORD God, even my God, will be with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee, until thou hast finished all the work for the service of the house of the LORD.
الصفحة 177 - ... in what light it is regarded by the Government and people of the United States. It is due to Her Majesty's government that I should inform you that this Government regards it as occupying a peculiar position and as possessing peculiar claims to the friendly consideration of all Christian powers ; that...

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