The Rev. J.W. Loguen, as a Slave and as a Freeman: A Narrative of Real Life

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J.G.K. Truair & Company, 1859 - Abolitionists - 444 pages
 

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Page 209 - Jesus saith to him, He that is washed needeth not save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all.
Page 357 - Agriculture has, by most nations, been attributed to the suggestions of Deity ; for " every good and perfect gift cometh down from the Father of lights.
Page 88 - if any will not work, neither should he eat ; ' that ' if any provide not for his own and, especially for those of his own house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Page 314 - Let the children first be - fed : for it is not meet to take the children's bread and cast it to the dogs.
Page 167 - Every tree and plant and flower — ^every mountain, liill and valley and wilderness— every stream, lake, sea and ocean—- every animal, bird, fish and insect—- every other thing, simple or complex in nature, was an expression of a divine idea, which was read and understood by the most ancient people — -as they are now and ever will be by angels, who " see thoughts in the trees, sermons in stones, books in the running brooks, and God in everything.
Page 264 - You understand this, don't you — 'all things whatsoever you would that men do to you, do ye even so to them- — for this is the law and the prophets...
Page 393 - It is known over the state and out of the state — over the line in the North, and over the line in the South. I don't respect this law — I don't fear it — I won't obey it! It outlaws me, and I outlaw it, and the men who attempt to enforce it on me. I place the governmental officials on the ground that they place me. I will not live a slave, and if force is employed to reenslave me, I shall make preparations to meet the crisis as becomes a man.
Page 195 - And she said, as the Lord thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel and a little oil in a cruse: and behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it and die.
Page 393 - Whatever may be your decision, my ground is taken. ... I don't respect this law — I don't fear it — I won't obey it! It outlaws me, and I outlaw it, and the men who attempt to enforce it on me."2 Loguen did accept the judicious counsel of friends who advised him to seek a temporary haven in Canada until the passions aroused by the Jerry rescue cooled down.
Page 392 - The time has come to change the tones of submission into tones of defiance — and to tell Mr. Fillmore and Mr. Webster, if they propose to execute this measure upon us, to send on their blood-hounds.

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