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Page xii - Yea, thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top of a mast. "They have stricken me," shalt thou say, "and I was not sick ; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.
Page 12 - For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper.
Page 137 - America, as he may deem expedient for the effectual abolition of the African Slave Trade ; and its ultimate denunciation as Piracy, under the Law of Nations, by the consent of the civilized world.
Page 156 - In compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives, adopted at their last session, instructions have been given to all the Ministers of the United States, accredited to the powers of Europe and America, to propose the proscription of the African slave trade, by classing it under the denomination, and inflicting on its perpetrators the punishment of piracy.
Page 8 - In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun, Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race.
Page 41 - Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be requested to forward a copy of these Resolutions to the Executive of each...
Page 138 - That the President of the United States be requested to enter into such arrangements as he may deem suitable and proper, with one or more of the maritime powers of Europe, for the effectual abolition of the slave trade.
Page 152 - Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to enter upon and prosecute from time to time such negotiations with the several maritime powers of Europe and America as he may deem expedient for the effectual abolition of the African slave trade and its ultimate denunciation as piracy under the law of nations, by the consent of the civilized world.
Page 67 - That the Governor of this State be requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing resolution, to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress, and to the Governors of the several States. Mr. Noble, of Indiana, presented to the Senate of the United States...