The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture: The Negro Patriot of Hayti ; Comprising an Account of the Struggle for Liberty in the Island, and a Sketch of Its History to the Present Period

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Ingram, Cooke, and Company, 1853 - Generals - 335 pages
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Page 51 - And they bound him with two new cords, and brought him up from the rock. And when he came unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted against him: and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and the cords that were upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands loosed from off his hands.
Page 38 - And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and the Lord thy God redeemed thee : therefore I command thee this thing to-day.
Page 279 - He possessed splendid traits of genius, which was developed in the private circle, in the council chamber, and on the field of battle. His very name became a tower of strength to his friends and a terror to his foes. Toussaint's career as a Christian, a statesman, and a general, will lose nothing by a comparison with that of Washington.'.' Each was the leader of an oppressed and outraged people, each had a powerful enemy to contend with, and each succeeded in founding a government in~ the new world....
Page 48 - Whom I would have retained with me, that in thy stead he might have ministered unto me in the bonds of the gospel: 14 But without thy mind would I do nothing ; that thy benefit should not be as it were of necessity, but willingly.
Page 40 - The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, because He has anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed; to proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD."* Then He closed the book, and gave it back to the attendant and sat down.
Page 38 - And when thou sendest him out free from thee, thou shalt not let him go away empty : thou shalt furnish him liberally out of thy flock, and out of thy floor, and out of thy winepress : of that wherewith the Lord thy God hath blessed thee thou shalt give unto him.
Page 48 - Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord?
Page 163 - If it be said to you, these forces are destined to ravish from you your liberty, answer, the republic will not suffer it to be taken from us.
Page 338 - THE SQUANDERS OF CASTLE SQUANDER. A New Novel. In Two Volumes. By WILLIAM CARLETON, Author of "The Black Prophet,'' " Traits of the Irish Peasantry,

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