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" Gold coast negroes, from all others, are firmness both of body and mind; a ferociousness of disposition ; but withal, activity, courage, and a stubbornness, or what an ancient Roman would have deemed an elevation of soul, which prompts them to enterprizes... "
A Twelvemonth's Residence in the West Indies, During the Transition from ... - Page 133
by Richard Robert Madden - 1835
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The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies ..

Bryan Edwards, Arthur Broughton - Botany - 1793
...or what an ancient Roman would have deemed an elevation, of foul, which prompts them to enterprizes of difficulty and danger; and enables them to meet death, in its moft horrible fhape, with fortitude or indifference. They fometimes take to labour with great promptitude...
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The history, civil and commercial, of the British colonies in the ..., Volume 2

Bryan Edwards, Daniel M'Kinnen - Bahamas - 1806
...or what an ancient Roman would have deemed an elevation of soul, which prompts them to enterprizes of difficulty and danger; and enables them to meet...most horrible shape, with fortitude or indifference. They sometimes take to labour with great promptitude and alacrity, and have constitutions well adapted...
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A Compendious and Complete System of Modern Geography: Or, A View of the ...

Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1814 - 670 pages
...the other negroes by>firmness, both of body and mind, by activity, courage, and an elevation of sou], which prompts them to enterprises of difficulty and danger, and enables them to meet tortures and death with fortitude or indifference. Most of the insurrection!) in the islands are owing...
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The History, Civil and Commercial, of the West Indies: With a ..., Volume 2

Bryan Edwards - West Indies - 1819
...or what an ancient Roman would have deemed an elevation, of soul, which prompts them to enterprizes of difficulty and danger ; and enables them to meet...most horrible shape, with fortitude or indifference. They sometimes take to labour with great promptitude and alacrity, and have constitutions well adapted...
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Geography: Or, A Description of the World. In Three Parts. Part I ...

Daniel Adams - Geography - 1820 - 335 pages
...distinguished from all the other negroes by firmness, both of body and mind ; by activity, courage, and an elevation of soul which prompts .them to enterprises...of difficulty and danger, and enables them to meet tortures and death with fortitude and indifference. The Grain, or Pepper Coast, is so called from a...
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Geography: Or, A Description of the World. In Three Parts. Part I ...

Daniel Adams - Geography - 1821 - 337 pages
...distinguished from all the other negroes by firmness, both of body nnd mind ; by activity, courage, and an elevation of soul which prompts them to enterprises of difficulty and dunger, and enables them to meet tortures and death with fortitude and indifference. The Groin, or...
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Geography: Or, A Description of the World, in Three Parts : Part I ...

Daniel Adams - Geography - 1830 - 323 pages
...distinguished from all the other negroes by firmness, both of body and mind ; by activity, courage, and elevation of soul, which prompts them to enterprises...of difficulty and danger, and enables them to meet tortures and death with fortitude 'and indifference. The Grain, or Pepper Coast, 'derives its name...
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History of the West Indies ...

Robert Montgomery Martin - West Indies, British - 1836
...disposition is ferocious, but with an elevation of soul which prompts them to enterprises of great danger, and enables them to meet death in its most horrible shape with fortitude or indifference. At the termination of the rebellion in St. Mary's parish, Jamaica, in 1760, three Coromantee negroes...
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Early Recollections of Jamaica: With the Particulars of an Eventful Passage ...

B. J. Vernon - Jamaica - 1848 - 200 pages
...and at the same time, activity, courage, and a kind of stubbornness which prompts them to enterprizes of difficulty and danger, and enables them to meet death in its most dreadful forms with fortitude and indifference. Many of them had been slaves in Africa, and others...
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Lives of the Lindsays: Or, A Memoir of the Houses of Crawford and ..., Volume 3

Alexander Crawford Lindsay Earl of Crawford - 1849
...disposition, — but withal, activity, courage, and a stubbornness, or what an ancient Roman would have deemed an elevation of soul, which prompts them...most horrible shape, with fortitude or indifference." Hist, of West Indies. * Magic. •f History of the Maroons, &c. the retrospect was unsatisfactory....
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