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" ... no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells... "
Forensic Eloquence: Sketches of Trials in Ireland for High Treason, Etc ... - Page 30
by John Philpot Curran - 1804 - 391 pages
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An Essay on Elocution: with Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1850 - 294 pages
...down ; no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the...; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains that burst from around him, and he stands redeemed, regenerated, and disenthralled, by the irresistible...
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Saint James's Magazine, and Heraldic and Historical Register, Volume 2

Bernard Burke - 1850
...down ; no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the...; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains that burst from around him, and he stands redeemed, regenerated, and disenthralled by the irresistible...
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Narrative of William W. Brown, an American slave, written by himself

William Wells Brown - 1850 - 168 pages
...moment be makes his escape from under the " stars and stripes," and sets foot upon the soil of CANADA, " the altar and the god sink together in the dust ;...his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, that burst from around him ; and he stands redeemed, regenerated, and disenthralled, by the irresistible...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 9-10

1850
...devoted on the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar_and the god sink together in the dust, his soul walks...his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, that burst from around him, and he stands redeemed, regenerated, and disenthralled by the irresistible...
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Curran and His Contemporaries

Charles Phillips - 1850 - 496 pages
...down — no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery — the moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the...sink together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in its own majesty ; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, which burst from around him, and...
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A French grammar

Charles Jean Delille - 1851 - 472 pages
...down ; no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the...his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, that burst from around him ; and he stands redeemed, regenerated, disenthralled, by the irresistible...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - 1851 - 552 pages
...— no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the...sink together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in hei own majesty ; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, that burst from around him, and...
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Curran and His Contemporaries

Charles Phillips - 1851 - 595 pages
...cloven down— no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery—the moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the...sink together in the dust; his soul walks abroad in its own majesty; his hody swells beyond the measure of his chains, which burst from around him, and...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - 1851 - 377 pages
...fragrance, brings together its scattered beauties, and prolongs its more refined but evanescent joys. the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god...the dust; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty; liis body swells beyond the measure of his chains, that burst from around him; and he stands redeemed,...
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, Volume 1

Harriet Beecher Stowe - 1852 - 356 pages
...XV1H. Liberty. "No matter with what solemnities he may hare been devoted opon the altar of slavery, the moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust, and he stands redeemed, regenerated and disenthralled, by the irresistible genius of universal emancipation."...
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