Lectures of George Thompson: With a Full Report of the Discussion Between Mr. Thompson and Mr. Borthwick, the Pro-slavery Agent, Held at the Royal Amphitheatre, Liverpool, (Eng.), and which Continued for Six Evenings with Unabated Interest, Compiled from Various English Editions. Also, a Brief History of His Connection with the Anti-slavery Cause in England, by Wm. Lloyd Garrison

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I. Knapp, 1836 - 190 pages
 

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Page 59 - Art thou called being a servant '( care not for it : but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.
Page 81 - Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free; They touch our country, and their shackles fall.
Page 58 - And on the morrow when he departed he took out two pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.
Page 76 - ... do unto others as they would that others should do unto them...
Page 58 - A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him and departed, leaving him half dead. And by chance there came down a certain priest that way : and when he saw him he passed by on the other side.
Page 56 - ... the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall ye buy, and of their families that are with you, which they begat in your land: and they shall be your possession.
Page 41 - If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause: Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit: 13 We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil: Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse...
Page 77 - But there is yet a liberty, unsung By poets, and by senators unpraised, Which monarchs cannot grant, nor all the powers Of earth and hell confederate take away : A liberty, which persecution, fraud, Oppression, prisons have no power to bind; Which whoso tastes can be enslaved no more.
Page x - And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.
Page 58 - But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour ? And Jesus answering, said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment and wounded him and departed, leaving him half dead.

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