The origin and purpose of African colonization, discourse (Google eBook)

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Page 27 - A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food : For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles.
Page 9 - The Lord of hosts hath sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand...
Page 26 - And so I find it well to come For deeper rest to this still room, For here the habit of the soul Feels less the outer world's control; The strength of mutual purpose pleads More earnestly our common needs; And from the silence multiplied By these still forms on either side, The world that time and sense have known Falls off and leaves us God alone.
Page 26 - So, to the calmly gathered thought The innermost of truth is taught, The mystery dimly understood, That love of God is love of good...
Page 16 - Johnson appeared bustling about, with an inkhorn and pen in his button-hole, like an exciseman; and on being asked what he really considered to be the value of the property which was to be disposed of, answered, " We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice.
Page 27 - Let the Church of the north receive these poor sufferers in the spirit of Christ ; receive them to the educating advantages of Christian republican society and schools, until they have attained to somewhat of a moral and intellectual maturity, and then assist them in their passage to those shores where they may put in practice the lessons they have learned in America.
Page 23 - American continent, escaping from the tyranny of the Stuarts and from the bigotry of Laud. Many noble spirits from our country made great experiments in favor of human freedom on that continent. Bancroft, the great historian of his own country, has said, in his own graphic and emphatic language, "The history of the colonization of America is the history of the crimes of Europe.
Page 22 - ... knowledge, and they sigh for conveniences to and from the continent of Africa. Something has to be done, matters cannot go on as at present, and the remedy is thought by tens of thousands to be .a NEGRO NATIONALITY. This much the history of the world establishes, that races either fossilized, oppressed or degraded, must emigrate before any material change takes place in their civil, intellectual Ľor moral status; otherwise extinction is the consequence.
Page 24 - The restoration of the Negro to the land of his fathers will be the restoration of a race to its original integrity, to itself; and working by itself, for itself and from itself, it will discover the methods of its own development, and they will not be the same as the AngloSaxon methods.69 This last point leads Blyden to make a criticism which is of particular significance for our subject.
Page 13 - O Lord, bless the good British ship 'Buzzard,' that rescued a cargo of slaves the other day on the African coast. Give her a fair wind, Lord, and drive her right into port. And, O God...

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