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Стр. 1 - But where to find that happiest spot below Who can direct, when all pretend to know ? The shuddering tenant of the frigid zone Boldly proclaims that happiest spot his own ; Extols the treasures of his stormy seas, And his long nights of revelry and ease : The naked negro, panting at the line, Boasts of his golden sands and palmy wine, Basks in the glare, or stems the tepid wave, And thanks his gods for all the good they gave. Such is the patriot's boast where'er we roam, His first, best country,...
Стр. 36 - That through a determined and persevering, but, at the same time, judicious and temperate enforcement of such measures, this House looks forward to a progressive improvement in the character of the slave population, such as may prepare them for a participation in those civil rights and privileges which are enjoyed by other classes of his majesty's subjects.
Стр. 5 - Six days shalt thou labour, and do all that thou hast to do; but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God. In it thou shalt do no manner of work, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, thy cattle, and the stranger that is within thy gates.
Стр. 36 - That the state of slavery is repugnant to the principles of the British constitution, and of the Christian religion, and that it ought to be abolished gradually throughout the British colonies, with as much expedition as may be found consistent with a due regard to the wellbeing of the parties concerned.
Стр. 35 - ... that I feel it to be my duty to call the attention of the United States...
Стр. 36 - That this House is anxious for the accomplishment of this purpose, at the earliest period that shall be compatible with the well-being of the Slaves themselves, with the safety of the Colonies, and with a fair and equitable consideration of the interests of private property.
Стр. 10 - Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things ; not answering again ; not purloining, but showing all good fidelity ; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
Стр. 13 - That it is expedient to adopt effectual and decisive measures for ameliorating the condition of the Slave Population in his Majesty's colonies. 2. That through a determined and persevering, but judicious and temperate enforcement of such measures, this House looks forward to a progressive improvement in the character of the Slave Population, such as may prepare them for a participation in those civil rights and privileges which are enjoyed by other classes of his Majesty's subjects.
Стр. 10 - Such are preparing for high places in the kingdom of heaven. "Whosoever will be chiefest among you, let him be your servant.
Стр. 27 - It not only possesses excellent mechanical advantages, in communicating instruction generally; but it is particularly adapted to instil into, and fix practically in the mind, the principles of our holy religion; whilst it materially secures the moral conduct of the children both in and out of school; and,