An appeal to the professors of Christianity: in the southern states and elsewhere, on the subject of slavery
Printed by Knowles and Vose, 1841 - 24 pàgines
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Pàgina 62 - If thou forbear to deliver them that are drawn unto death, and those that are ready to be slain ; if thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not ; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works...
Pàgina 30 - And the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me; And I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; My judgment was as a robe and a diadem.
Pàgina 62 - 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?
Pàgina 13 - Shall I not visit for these things? Saith the Lord: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
Pàgina 32 - Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backsliding shall reprove thee: know therefore and see, that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LOR n thy GOD, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the LOUD GOD of hosts.
Pàgina 6 - ... shall be adjudged a pirate; and, on conviction thereof before the Circuit Court of the United States for the district wherein he may be brought or found, shall suffer death.
Pàgina 54 - The slaves were all enclosed under grated hatchways between decks. The space was so low that they sat between each other's legs and [were] stowed so close together that there was no possibility of their lying down or at all changing their position by night or day. As they belonged to and were shipped on account of different individuals, they were all branded like sheep with the owner's marks of different forms. These were impressed under their breasts or on their arms and, as the mate informed me...
Pàgina 27 - On attacking a place, it is the custom of the country instantly to fire it; and as they are all composed of straw huts only, the whole is shortly devoured by the flames. The unfortunate inhabitants fly quickly from the devouring element, and fall immediately into the hands of their no less merciless enemies, who surround the place: the men are quickly massacred, and the women and children lashed together and made slaves.
Pàgina 29 - During the last two days, we had passed on an average from sixty to eighty or ninety skeletons each day ; but the numbers that lay about the wells at El-Hammar were countless : those of two women, whose perfect and regular teeth bespoke them young, were particularly shocking...