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" ... no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells... "
Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review - Page 30
1850
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 1809
...devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks...the irresistible genius of universal emancipation.' p. 169, 170. In the same speech, there is the following striking view of the advantages of a free press,...
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Forensic Eloquence: Sketches of Trials in Ireland for High Treason, Etc ...

John Philpot Curran - Trials - 1804 - 351 pages
...devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the tirst moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink, together in the dust; his soul walks...his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, thai burst from around him, and he stands redeemed, regenerated, and i isenthralkd, by the in-esistable...
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Report of the Trial and Acquittal of Edward Shippen, Esquire, Chief Justice ...

Edward Shippen, Jasper Yeates, William Hamilton, Thomas Smith - Trials (Impeachment) - 1805 - 582 pages
...upon the altar of slavery—the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Pennsylvania, the Altar and the God sink together in the dust; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells beyong the measure of his chains, that burst around him, and he stands redeemed, regenerated and disenthraled...
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Stranger in Ireland; or, A tour in the southern and western parts of that ...

Sir John Carr - Ireland - 1806 - 350 pages
...sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust; his soul walks abroad in her majesty; his body swells beyond the measure of his...the irresistible genius of universal emancipation I" EXQUISITE IRONICAL HUMOUR. " Gentlemen, how then does Mr. O'Brien's tale hang together? Look to...
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The Stranger in Ireland, Or, A Tour in the Southern and Western ..., Issue 10096

Sir John Carr - Ireland - 1806 - 312 pages
...devoted uponthe altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in her majesty ; his Ixxly swells beyond the measure of his chains that burst from around him, and he stands...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1807
...devoted upon the altar of slavery. The first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks...the irresistible Genius of UNIVERSAL EMANCIPATION !* Mr. Curran then proceeded. — Gentlemen, I am not such a fool, as to ascribe any effusion of this...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1807
...devoted upon the altar of slavery. The 'first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks...the irresistible Genius of UNIVERSAL EMANCIPATION !* Mr. Curran then proceeded. — Gentlemen, I am not such a fool, as to ascribe any effusion of this...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 3

Oratory - 1808
...devoted upon the altar of slavery; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust; his soul walks...irresistible genius of ' universal emancipation.' [[Here Mr. Curran was interrupted by a sudden burst of applause from the court and hall. Silence howevtr...
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An Essay on Light Reading: As it May be Supposed to Influence Moral Conduct ...

Edward Mangin - Literature and morals - 1808 - 213 pages
...the altar of ' Slavery: the instant that he touches ' the sacred shore of Britain, the altar * and the god sink together in the dust; ' his soul walks abroad in her own ma189 * jesty; his body swells beyond tlietnea' sure of his chains, that burst from * around him; and...
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THE ENDINBURGH REVIEW

ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE - 1809
...devoted upon the altar of slavery; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust; his soul walks...the irresistible genius of universal emancipation.' p. 169, 170. In a speech for Mr Hamilton Rowan, accused of the publication of a seditious libel, he...
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