A Collection from the Newspaper Writings of Nathaniel Peabody Rogers

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J. R. French, 1847 - African Americans - 380 pages
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Page 291 - I COME, I come ! ye have called me long, I come o'er the mountains with light and song, Ye may trace my step o'er the wakening earth, By the winds which tell of the violet's birth, By the primrose stars in the shadowy grass, By the green leaves opening as I pass.
Page 39 - True religion undoubtedly leads us to do to others as we would that they should do to us.
Page 30 - America ; being replies to questions transmitted by the Committee of The British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society, for the abolition of slavery and the slave trade throughout the world.
Page 3 - And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden. But the Lord God called to the man, and said to him, "Where are you?
Page 83 - Thy beam is on the glassy breast Of the still spring upon whose brink I lay my weary limbs to rest, And bow my parching lips to drink. Guide of the friendless Negro's way, I bless thee for this quiet ray...
Page xxi - Yet if, as holiest men have deem'd, there be A land of souls beyond that sable shore, To shame the doctrine of the Sadducee And sophists, madly vain of dubious lore...
Page 209 - Or doffed thine own to let Queen Dido pass, Or held, by Solomon's own invitation, A torch at the great Temple's dedication.
Page 4 - God may show mercy to us : he is the way, the truth, and the life ; no man can come to the Father but by him.
Page 204 - As a speaker he has few equals. It is not declamation — but oratory, power of debate. He watches the tide of discussion with the eye of the veteran, and dashes into it at once with all the tact of the forum or the bar. He has wit, argument, sarcasm, pathos — all that first-rate men show in their master efforts. His voice is highly melodious and rich, and his enunciation quite elegant ; and yet he has been but two or three years out of the house of bondage.
Page 272 - Get off the track,' in defiance of all time and rule, was magnificent and sublime." When, however, slave-holders would not "get off the track...

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