A Voice to the United States of America, from the Metropolis of Scotland: Being an Account of Various Meetings Held in Edinburgh on the Subject of American Slavery, Upon the Return of Mr. George Thompson, from His Mission to that Country

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W. Oliphant, 1836 - Slavery - 51 pages
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Page 6 - I would not have a slave to till my ground. To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd.
Page 51 - O'er the gloomy hills of darkness. Look, my soul, be still and gaze ; All the promises do travail With a glorious day of grace. Blessed jubilee, Let thy glorious morning dawn. " Let the Indian, let the Negro, Let the rude Barbarian see, That divine and glorious conquest, Once obtained on Calvary : Let the gospel Loud resound from Pole to Pole.
Page 51 - We envy not the warmer clime, that lies In ten degrees of more indulgent skies ; Nor at the coarseness of our heav'n repine, Tho' o'er our heads the frozen Pleiads shine ;— Tis LIBERTY that crowns Britannia's Isle, And makes her barren rocks and her bleak mountains smile.
Page 1 - We hold these truths to be self-evident:—THAT ALL MEN ARE CREATED EQUAL; that they are endowed by the Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among
Page 23 - Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without It. The
Page 6 - carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd.
Page 31 - ' Let the Indian, let the Negro, Let the rude Barbarian see, That divine and glorious conquest Once obtained on Calvary.
Page 21 - that ** he is the freeman whom the truth makes free, and all are slaves beside.
Page 42 - brother. *'Thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.

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