The Results of Emancipation

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Walker, Wise,, 1868 - Slavery - 412 pages
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Page 24 - ... lines, or local legislation. They are divine inspirations, and partake of the omnipresence of their Author. The deliberate, solemn conviction of good men through the world, that slavery is a grievous wrong to human nature, will make itself felt. To increase this moral power is every man's duty. To embody and express this great truth is in every man's power ; and thus every man can do something to break the chain of the slave.
Page 412 - quod tarn lucidi vultus homines tenebrarum auctor possidet, tantaque gratia fron15 tispicii mentem ab interna gratia vacuam gestat!' Rursus ergo interrogavit quod esset vocabulum gentis illius. Responsum est quod Angli vocarentur. At ille, 'Bene,' inquit, 'nam et angelicam habent faciem, et tales angelorum in caelis decet esse coheredes.
Page 381 - Britain, under the load of a debt without parallel, with crushing burdens, contracted a fresh debt of one hundred millions of dollars to give liberty, not to Englishmen, but to degraded Africans. It was not an act of policy, it was not the work of statesmen. The Parliament only recorded the edict of the people. The English nation, with one heart, one voice, under one strong Christian impulse, and without distinction of rank, of sex, of party, or of communion, decreed the liberty of the slave.
Page 412 - Dicunt, quia die quadam cum advenientibus nuper mercatoribus multa venalia in forum fuissent conlata, multique ad emendum confluxissent, et ipsum Gregorium inter alios advenisse ac vidisse inter alia pueros venales positos, candidi corporis, ac venusti vultus, capillorum quoque forma egregia.
Page 412 - Rursus interrogavit, utrum iidem insulani Christiani, an paganis adhuc erroribus essent implicati. Dictumque est quod essent pagani. At ille intimo ex corde longa trahens suspiria:
Page 412 - Alleluia, laudem dei creatoris illis in partibus oportet cantari. Accedensque ad pontificem Rouianae et apostolicae sedis, nondum enim erat ipse pontifex factus, rogavit, ut genti Anglorum in Britanniam aliquos verbi ministros, per quos ad Christum converteretur , mitteret; seipsum paratum esse in hoc opus Domino cooperante perficiendum, si tarnen apostolico papae, hoc ut fieret, placeret.
Page 255 - Sepulveda, this opinion is found neither on his lips nor on those of his adversaries.
Page 412 - Gregorium inter alios advenisse ac vidisse inter alia pueros venales positos, candidi corporis, ac venusti vultus, capillorum quoque forma egregia. Quos cum aspiceret, interrogavit, ut aiunt, de qua regione vel terra essent adlati.
Page 257 - Ac quibuscumque personis, cujuscumque dignitatis, etiam Imperialis et Regalis, status, gradus, ordinis vel conditionis, sub excommunicationis latae sententiae pcena, quam eo ipso si contra fecerint incurrant, districtius inhibemus, ne ad insulas et terras firmas inventas et inveniendas, detectas et detegendas versus Occidentem et Meridiem...
Page 412 - Responsum est quod Deiri vocarentur iidem provinciales. At ille: "Bene," inquit, "Deiri, de ira eruti, et ad misericordiam Christi vocati. Rex provinciae illius quomodo appellatur ? " Responsum est quod Aella diceretur. At ille adludens ad nomen ait: "Alleluia: laudem Dei creatoris illis in partibus oportet cantari.

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