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Stran 118 - to promote and execute a plan for colonizing (with their consent) the free people of color residing in our country, in Africa, or such other place as Congress shall deem most expedient."! The grand aim of the Society, as disclosed by its subsequent proceedings, was to
Stran 45 - by such circumstances. And with what execration should a statesman be loaded, who, permitting one half the citizens to trample on the rights of the other, transforms those into despots and these into enemies, destroys the morals of the one and the
Stran 101 - While rank corruption, mining all within, Infects unseen. Confess yourself to Heaven; Repent what's past; avoid what is to come; And do not spread the compost on the weeds, To make them ranker.
Stran 218 - maintaining slavery, then no more Union; for JUDGMENT WILL I LAY TO THE LINE, AND RIGHTEOUSNESS TO THE PLUMMET ; AND YOUR COVENANT WITH DEATH SHALL BE DISANNULLED, AND YOUR AGREEMENT WITH HELL SHALL NOT STAND.
Stran 152 - By the law of God, unchangeable and eternal, while men despise fraud, and loathe rapine, and abhor bloodshed, they shall reject with indignation the wild and guilty fantasy, that man can hold property in man.
Stran 102 - 0 small beginnings, ye are great and strong, Based on a faithful heart and weariless brain; Ye build the future fair, ye conquer wrong, Ye earn the crown, and wear it not in vain!
Stran 194 - But round me, like a silver bell Rung down the listening sky to tell Of holy help, a sweet voice fell. " ' Still hope and trust,' it sang; ' the rod Must fall, the wine-press must be trod, But all is possible with God!'
Stran 151 - To humor the present disposition and temporize, is a certain, absolutely certain confirmation of the evil. No nation ever did, or ever can, recover from slavery by such methods." — CHARLES JAMES Fox, 1804. " Slavery is a system made up of every crime that treachery, cruelty, and murder can invent.
Stran 102 - 0 Truth! 0 Freedom! how are ye still born In the rude stable, in the manger nursed! What humble hands unbar those gates of morn, Through which the splendors of the new day burst!
Stran 113 - plans and array his facts. The reply of the veteran was: ' MR. GARRISON, I have too many irons in the fire to put in another.'' : The ardent reformer responded: "Doctor, you had better take them all out and put this one in, if you mean well either to the religion or to the civil liberty of our country."* The