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Page 78 - And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
Page 124 - In the States of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Missouri, as much attention is paid to the breeding and growth of negroes as to that of horses and mules. Further South, we raise them both for use and for market. Planters command their girls and women (married or unmarried) to have children ; and I have known a great many negro girls to be sold off, because they did not have children. A breeding woman is worth from...
Page 158 - So, too, when I ask why mules are so universally substituted for horses on the farm, the first reason given, and confessedly the most conclusive one, is that horses cannot bear the treatment that they always must get from...
Page 8 - Each honorary member shall be entitled to receive all reports and publications of the Association. ARTICLE V. OFFICERS. The officers of the society shall consist of a President, three Vice-Presidents, a Secretary, a Treasurer, a Publication Committee, and a Council.
Page 287 - The pit committee in the discharge of its duties shall under no circumstances go around the mine for any cause whatever unless called upon by the pit boss or by a miner or company man who may have a grievance that he...
Page 287 - In case of any local trouble arising at any shaft through such failure to agree between the pit boss and any miner or mine laborer, the pit committee and the miners...
Page 63 - When we speak of freedom as something to be so highly prized, we mean a positive power or capacity of doing or enjoying something worth doing or enjoying, and that, too, something that we do or enjoy in common with others.
Page 66 - The Camma theory of disease is that Okamboo (the devil) has got into the sick man. Now this devil is only to be driven out with noise, and accordingly they surround the sick man and beat drums and kettles close to his head ; fire off guns close to his ears ; sing, shout, and dance all they can. This lasts till the poor fellow either dies or is better — unless the operators become tired out first, for the Camma doctors either kill or cure.