Slavery and Abolition, 1831-1841

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Էջ 131 - And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished. Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.
Էջ 25 - Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along.
Էջ 133 - Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord ? 17 If thou count me therefore a partner, receive him as myself.
Էջ 172 - I will be as harsh as truth, and as uncompromising as justice. On this subject, I do not wish to think, or speak, or write, with moderation.
Էջ 279 - We owe an obligation to the laws, but a higher one to the communities in which we live, and if the former be perverted to destroy the latter, it is patriotism to disregard them.
Էջ 142 - But let me not be understood as admitting, even by implication, that the existing relations between the two races, in the slaveholding states, is an evil : far otherwise ; I hold it to be a good, as it has thus far proved itself to be, to both, and will continue to prove so, if not disturbed by the fell spirit of abolition.
Էջ 186 - They believe that the institution of slavery is founded on both injustice and bad policy; but that the promulgation of Abolition doctrines tends rather to increase than abate its evils.
Էջ 133 - Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another...
Էջ 132 - Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ...
Էջ 196 - We maintain that no compensation should be given to the planters emancipating their slaves Because it would be a surrender of the great fundamental principle that man cannot hold property in man; Because SLAVERY is A CRIME, AND THEREFORE...

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