National Portrait Gallery of Illustrious and Eminent Personages of the Nineteenth Century, Količina 3

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Fisher, Son, & Jackson, 1832
 

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Stran 3 - No matter in what language his doom may have been pronounced ;—no matter what complexion incompatible with freedom, an Indian or an African sun may have burnt upon him ;— no matter in what disastrous battle his liberty may have been cloven down -,—no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust...
Stran 3 - African sun may have burnt upon him ; no matter in what disastrous battle his liberty may have been cloven down ; no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery — the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain the altar and the god sink together in the dust — his soul walks abroad in...
Stran 3 - I speak in the spirit of the British law, which makes liberty commensurate with, and inseparable from, British soil ; which proclaims even to the stranger and the sojourner, the moment he sets his foot upon British earth, that the ground on which he treads is holy, and consecrated by the genius of universal emancipation.
Stran 1 - Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned...
Stran 8 - Upon her eyry nods the erne, The deer has sought the brake ; The small birds will not sing aloud, The springing trout lies still, So darkly glooms yon thunder cloud, That swathes, as with a purple shroud, Benledi's distant hill.
Stran 6 - Scotland — a nation, cast in the happy medium between the spiritless acquiescence of submissive poverty, and the sturdy credulity of pampered wealth — cool and ardent, adventurous and persevering, winging her eagle flight against the blaze of every science, with an eye that never winks, and a wing that never tires...

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