A defence of southern slavery: Against the attacks of Henry Clay and Alex'r. Campbell ...

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1851 - Slavery - 46 pages
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Page 37 - MASTERS, give unto your servants that which is just and equal ; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
Page 41 - But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.
Page 37 - And the king said, Is the young man Absalom safe ? And Ahimaaz answered, When Joab sent the king's servant, and me thy servant, I saw a great tumult, but I knew not what it was.
Page 8 - I would, however, remark that, if slavery be fraught with these alleged benefits, the principle, on which it is maintained, would require that one portion of the white race should be reduced to bondage to serve another portion of the same race, when black subjects of slavery could not be obtained ; and that in Africa, where they may entertain as great a preference for their color as we do for ours, they would be justified in reducing the white race to slavery, in order to secure the blessings which...
Page 9 - ... intellectual and civil improvement, and to a state of protection comfort and happiness never elsewhere. noi in any period of the world's history.
Page 8 - ... be excused for shrinking from a burial in his enemy's stomach ! Poetry can make nothing of such a fate. Rude and wretched as is the condition of the natives, it has been affirmed that many of the Liberian colonists have mingled with them, and preferred their savage mode of life to the habits of civilization. Only one instance of the kind has come to my personal knowledge.
Page 12 - In the 9th section of the first article, and in the 2nd section of the Court article, the constitution of the United States recognizes (lie vested rigtf of the.

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