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" While Greece and Rome were yet barbarous, we find the light of learning and improvement emanating from this, by supposition, degraded and accursed continent of Africa, out of the midst of this very woolly-haired, flat-nosed, thick lipped, and coal black... "
America: Or, A General Survey of the Political Situation of the Several ... - Page 213
by Alexander Hill Everett - 1827 - 364 pages
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The Seventh Annual Report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free ...

American Colonization Society - African Americans - 1824 - 173 pages
...Hon. AH Everett, in his work on America, (and he has frequently repealed the same sentiment) says : 'While Greece and Rome were yet barbarous, we find...the light of learning and improvement emanating from Ihe comment of Africa, (supposed to be so degraded and accursed,) out of the midst of this very woolly-haired,...
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Thoughts on African Colonization: Or an Impartial Exhibition of the ..., Part 1

William Lloyd Garrison - African Americans - 1832 - 234 pages
...blacks must be regarded as the real authors of most of the arts and sciences which give the whites at present the advantage over them. While Greece and...continent of Africa, out of the midst of this very woolly-haired, flat-nosed, thick lipped, and coal black race, which some persons are tempted -to station...
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Thoughts on African colonization: or an impartial exhibition of the ..., Part 1

William Lloyd Garrison - African Americans - 1832 - 234 pages
...blacks must be regarded as the real authors, of most of the arts and sciences which give the whites at present the advantage over them. While Greece and...continent of Africa, out of the midst of this very woolly-haired, flat-nosed, thick lipped, and coal black race, which some persons are tempted to station...
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Thoughts on African Colonization, Or, An Impartial Exhibition of the ...

William Lloyd Garrison - African Americans - 1832 - 234 pages
...most of the arts and sciences, which give the whites at present the advantage over them. While Gteece and Rome were yet barbarous, we find the light of...continent of Africa, out of the midst of this very woolly-haired, flat-nosed, thick lipped, and coal black race, which some persons are tempted to station...
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Thoughts on African Colonization: Or an Impartial Exhibition of the ..., Part 1

William Lloyd Garrison - African Americans - 1832 - 234 pages
...accursed continent of Africa, out of the midst of this very woolly-haired, flat-nosed, thick lipped, and coal black race, which some persons are tempted to...at a pretty low intermediate point between men and monkeys.'* It is needless to dwell on this topic ; and' we say with the same writer, the blacks had...
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An appeal in favor of that class of Americans called Africans

Lydia Maria Child - Slavery - 1833 - 232 pages
...spontaneous movement, clapped their hands." The Honorable Alexander Everett, in his work on America, says: "While Greece and Rome were yet barbarous, we find...the light of learning and improvement emanating from the continent of Africa, (supposed to be so degraded and accursed,) out of the midst of this very woolly-haired,...
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The Colonizationist and Journal of Freedom

African Americans - 1834 - 384 pages
...Hon. AH Everett, in his work on America, (and he has frequently repeated the same sentiment) says : 'While Greece and Rome were yet barbarous, we find...the light of learning and improvement emanating from the continent of Africa, (supposed to be so degraded and accursed,) out of the midst of this very woolly-haired,...
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Some recollections of our antislavery conflict

Samuel Joseph May - Antislavery movements - 1869 - 408 pages
...the fathers of history, that the colored races of men were the leaders in civilization. He said : " While Greece and Rome were yet barbarous, we find...' light of learning and improvement emanating from them,' the inhabitants of the degraded and accursed continent of Africa,— out of the very midst of...
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Some Recollections of Our Antislavery Conflict

Samuel Joseph May - Antislavery movements - 1869
...the fathers of history, that the colored races of men were the leaders in civilization. He said : " While Greece and Rome were yet barbarous, we find...' light of learning and improvement emanating from them,' the inhabitants of the degraded and accursed continent of Africa,—out of the very midst of...
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To Awaken My Afflicted Brethren: David Walker and the Problem of Antebellum ...

Peter P. Hinks - Political Science - 2010
...these detractions appeared ludicrous in light of the apparent fact of earlier African superiority: While Greece and Rome were yet barbarous, we find...continent of Africa, out of the midst of this very wooly haired, flat nosed, thick lipped, coal black race, which some persons are tempted to station...
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