A Brief History of the Island of Hayti

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For the Massachusetts Sabbath school union, 1831 - Haiti - 68 pages
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Page 14 - Were he hidden in the cavities of the earth, they would discover him. Were we to swallow him, they would plunge their hands into our bowels and drag him out There is no place but the bottom of the sea that can elude- their search. When he is no longer among us, doubtless we shall be forgotten by them.
Page 24 - They consisted of eighteen articles, and and contained, among other things, a direction f< that every person of the age of twenty-five and " upwards, possessing property, or having resided " two years in the colony, and paid taxes, should " be permitted to vote in the formation of the
Page 46 - Take back my children, since it must be so. I will be faithful to my brethren and my God.
Page 42 - His uniform was a blue jacket, with a broad red cape, red cuffs, with several rows of lace on the arms, and a large gold epaulette on each shoulder ; scarlet waistcoat and pantaloons, with half boots; round hat, with a national cockade, and a red feather; to which was added a sword of the largest size.
Page 5 - the knowledge of the 'one living and true God, and Jesus Christ whom He hath sent...
Page 13 - We must not expect any happiness so long as the God of -the Spaniards remains among us. He is no less our enemy than they. They seek for him in every place ; and where they find him there they establish themselves. Were he hidden in the cavities of the earth, they would discover him. Were we to swallow him, they would plunge their hands into our bowels and drag him out.
Page 47 - Christophe are put outside the protection of the law, all citizens are ordered to pursue them and to treat them as enemies of the French Republic.
Page 37 - ... by retiring from the scene of so many disasters, with the best grace in his power.

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