The Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, the African

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I. Knapp, 1837 - African Americans - 294 pages

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Page 247 - Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the Lord.
Page 247 - And he led them forth by the right way, That they might go to a city of habitation.
Page 247 - men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! 9 For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.
Page 269 - Who is among you that feareth the Lord, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God.
Page 220 - For GOD speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not. In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed; then He openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction, that He may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.
Page 42 - ... but, being afraid of him, I would not take it out of his hand. One of the blacks, therefore, took it from him and gave it to me, and I took a little down my palate, which, instead of reviving me as they thought it would, threw me into the greatest consternation at the strange feeling it produced, having never tasted any such liquor before. Soon after this, the blacks who brought me on board went off and left me abandoned to despair.
Page 48 - ... that at last the white people got some old slaves from the land to pacify us. They told us we were not to be eaten, but to work, and were soon to go on land, where we should see many of our country people.
Page 233 - Self was obnoxious, and good works he had none, for it is God that worketh in us both to will and to do.
Page 60 - I had often seen my master and Dick employed in reading, and I had a great curiosity to talk to the books as I thought they did, and so to learn how all things had a beginning : for that purpose I have often taken up a book and have talked to it and then put my ears to it, when alone, in hopes it would answer me ; and I have been very much concerned when I found it remained silent.
Page 45 - The closeness of the place, and the heat of the climate, added to the number in the ship, which was so crowded that each had scarcely room to turn himself, almost suffocated us.

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