Autographs for Freedom. [2d Series] Ed. by Julia Griffiths

1854 - 309 pages

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Page 40 - His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.
Page 301 - They understand that the warfare is against " principalities and powers, and the rulers of the darkness of this world, and spiritual wickedness in high places.
Page 291 - To abolish a status, which in all ages GOD has sanctioned, and man has continued, would not only be robbery to an innumerable class of our fellow-subjects; but it would be extreme cruelty to the African Savages, a portion of whom it saves from massacre, or intolerable bondage in their own country, and introduces into a much happier state of life; especially now when their passage to the West-Indies and their treatment there is humanely regulated. To abolish that trade would be to — shut the gates...
Page 213 - Could I embody and unbosom now That which is most within me — could I wreak My thoughts upon expression, and thus throw Soul, heart, mind, passions, feelings, strong or weak, All that I would have sought, and all I seek, Bear, know, feel, and yet breathe — into one word, And that one word were Lightning, I would speak ; But as it is, I live and die unheard, With a most voiceless thought, sheathing it as a sword.
Page 193 - Hell-doomed, and breath'st defiance here and scorn Where I reign king, and to enrage thee more, Thy king and lord? Back to thy punishment, False fugitive, and to thy speed add wings, 700 Lest with a whip of scorpions I pursue Thy lingering, or with one stroke of this dart Strange horror seize thee, and pangs unfelt before.
Page 78 - Britain, who had labored so long and so successfully for the abolition of the slave trade, and the emancipation of the slaves of the West Indies; and I at once resolved to pay a visit to the grave of Wilberforce. A half hour after, I entered Westminster Abbey, at Poets' Corner, and proceeded in search of the patriot's tomb.
Page 224 - ... call evil good, and good evil; put darkness for light, and light for darkness...
Page 200 - O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united! For in their anger they slew a man, and in their self-will they digged down a wall. Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce, and their wrath, for it was cruel. I will divide them in Jacob and scatter them in Israel.
Page 203 - ... assisted in protecting the rights of human nature, and establishing an asylum for the poor and oppressed of all nations and religions.
Page 117 - AC nso. and what is stronger than a lion? And he said unto them, — — — — If ye had not plowed with my heifer, ye had not found oat my riddle.

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