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Pàgina 170 - natives, from a point thirty miles distant. I approached, and, putting ! my hand into the sand, asked what it was for. An exclamation of horror burst from the surrounding crowd, and all seemed to look as if they expected me " to swell, or fall down dead suddenly;" but, after they had looked a great while, and saw no harm come to
Pàgina 242 - the slave, expressly says that " their principles led them to wage war against their oppressors, and to spill human blood like water in order to be free. Ours forbid the doing of evil that good may come, and lead us to reject, and to entreat the oppressed to reject, the use of all carnal weapons for deliverance from bondage.
Pàgina 22 - residing in our country, in Africa, or such other place as Congress shall deem expedient. And the Society shall act, to effect this object, in co-operation with the General Government and such of the States as may adopt regulations on the subject.
Pàgina 109 - 2d. The object to which it shall be exclusively devoted, shall be to aid the Parent Institution at Washington in the colonization of the free people of color of the United States on the Coast of Africa ; and to do this, not only by the
Pàgina 52 - sold are carefully collected and blazoned forth, to infuse a spirit of detestation and hatred against one entire and the largest section of the Union. And like a notorious agitator upon another theatre, they would hunt down and proscribe from the pale of civilized society the inhabitants
Pàgina 189 - Colonization Society. 2d. The object to which it shall be exclusively devoted, shall be to aid the parent Institution, at Washington, in the colonization of the free people of color of the United States on the coast of Africa, and to do
Pàgina 62 - It is frequently asked, What is to become of the African race among us? Are they forever to remain in bondage? That question was asked more than half a century ago. It has been answered by fifty years of prosperity but little chequered from this cause. It will be repeated fifty or a hundred years
Pàgina 242 - of each State to legislate exclusively on the subject of the slavery which is tolerated within its limits." Both these just opinions are still more forcibly announced in your "Address to the Public," of the 3d of September, 1835. Now it is well known that slavery exists only by force of municipal law, and can never be abolished, by those which you
Pàgina 62 - Mr. President, at the period of the formation of our Constitution, and afterwards, our patriotic ancestors apprehended danger to the Union from two causes. One was, the Alleghany Mountains, dividing the waters which flow into the Atlantic Ocean from those which found their outlet in the Gulf of Mexico. They seemed to present a natural separation. That danger has vanished before