The Negro and the White Man
"In describing the unwholesome properties of slavery for both slave and master, Gaines, who was a slave himself, celebrates the activities of prominent abolitionists in securing freedom for African Americans. He devotes an entire chapter to John Brown's raid on the U.S. Army Armory at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. Gaines also describes the contributions of African American soldiers to the cause of freedom"--Bryan Sinche, https://docsouth.unc.edu/church/gaines/summary.html
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Page 58 - Anne and Norfolk, including the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth, and which excepted parts are for the present left precisely as if this proclamation were not issued, and by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within such designated states,
Page 58 - and henceforward shall be free, and that the executive government of the United States, including the military and the naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free, to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defence, and I recommend to them in all cases, when allowed,
Page 57 - said rebellion, do on this first day of January, 1863, and in accordance with my purpose so to do publicly proclaimed for the full period of one hundred days from the day of the above first-mentioned order
Page 57 - Now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested as commander-in-chief of the army and navy of the United States, in time of actual armed rebellion against the authority and government of the United States, and as a fit and necessary war measure for repressing said rebellion, do on this first day of January,
Page 41 - of the poet : Truth crushed to earth will rise again, The eternal years of God are hers, But error wounded writhes in pain, And dies amid her worshippers.
Page 159 - Vice is a monster of such hideous mien That to be hated needs but to be seen ; But seen too oft, familiar with its face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. Thus,
Page 35 - I am in earnest, I will not equivocate, I will not excuse, I will not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard.
Page 57 - the United States, in time of actual armed rebellion against the authority and government of the United States, and as a fit and necessary war measure for repressing said rebellion, do on this first day of January,
Page 49 - and another shot through, he felt the pulse of his dying son with one hand, held his rifle in the other, and commanded his men with the utmost composure, encouraging them to be firm, and to sell their lives as dearly as possible. He