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
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.