The Liberty Bell

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Maria Weston Chapman
Massachusetts Anti-slavery Fair, 1845 - Gift books
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Page 197 - But if the watchman see the sword come, and blow not the trumpet, and the people be not warned; if the sword come, and take any person from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at the watchman's hand.
Page 198 - O son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel : therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth, and warn them from me.
Page 189 - Human society, however. is not like a piece of mechanism which may be safely taken to pieces, and put together by the hands of an ordinary artist. It is the work of Nature, and not of man ; and has received, from the hands of its Author, an organization that cannot be destroyed without danger to its existence, and certain properties and powers that cannot be altered or suspended by those who may have been entrusted...
Page 67 - Ser de inmensa bondad, Dios poderoso A vos acudo en mi dolor vehemente; Extended vuestro brazo omnipotente, Rasgad de la calumnia el velo odioso, Y arrancad este sello ignominioso Con que el mundo manchar quiere mi frente.
Page 50 - Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Page 68 - Todo lo podéis vos, todo fenece o se reanima a vuestra voz sagrada; fuera de vos, Señor, el todo es nada que en la insondable eternidad perece, y aun esa misma nada os obedece pues de ella fue la humanidad creada.
Page 31 - IN his chamber, weak and dying, Was the Norman baron lying ; Loud, without, the tempest thundered, And the castle-turret shook. In this fight was Death the gainer, Spite of vassal and retainer, And the lands his sires had plundered, Written in the Doomsday Book.
Page 71 - Forbid it, then, that Innocence should stand Humbled, while Slander claps her impious hand. But if the lot thy sovereign power shall measure Must be to perish as a wretch accursed, And men shall trample over my cold dust — The corse outraging with malignant pleasure — Speak, and recall my being at thy nod ! Accomplish in me all thy will, my God !
Page 178 - May we be just and true in all our dealings ; doing unto others as we would that they should do unto us.
Page 191 - Th' oppress'd shall vilely bend the knee, And wear the yoke of tyranny Like brutes no more. That year will come, and freedom's reign, To man his plundered rights again Restore. God speed the day when human blood Shall cease to flow! In every clime be understood, The claims of human brotherhood, And each...

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