The commemorative wreath [poems] in celebration of the extinction of negro slavery in the British dominions

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London, 1835 - Всего страниц: 8
 

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Стр. 56 - When the centurion heard that, he went and told the chief captain, saying, Take heed what thou doest: for this man is a Roman.
Стр. 39 - Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.
Стр. 26 - God made all His creatures free ; Life itself is liberty ; God ordained no other bands Than united hearts and hands. 2. Sin the primal charter broke — Sin, itself earth's heaviest yoke ; Tyranny with sin began, Man o'er brute, and man o'er man. 3. But a better day shall be, Life again be liberty, And the wide world's only bands Love-knit hearts and love-linked hands. 4. So shall every slavery cease, All God's children...
Стр. 84 - For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the Lord; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.
Стр. 24 - AGES, ages have departed Since the first dark vessel bore Afric's children, broken-hearted, To the Caribbean shore ; She like Rachel, Weeping, for they were no more. Millions, millions have been slaughter'd In the fight and on the deep ; Millions, millions more have water'd, With such tears as captives weep, Fields of travail, Where their bones till doomsday sleep.
Стр. iv - from a child known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus...
Стр. 25 - ... captives weep, Fields of travail, Where their bones till doomsday sleep. Mercy, mercy vainly pleading, Rent her garments, smote her breast, Till a voice, from heaven proceeding, Gladden'd all the gloomy west, " Come, ye weary ! Come, and I will give you rest ! " Tidings, tidings of salvation!
Стр. 111 - The great doubt is solved; the alarming prognostications of the advocates of slavery falsified; the highest hopes of the negro's friends fulfilled, and their pledges honorably redeemed. A whole people, comprising 30,000 souls, have passed from slavery into freedom, not only without the slightest irregularity, but with the solemn and decorous tranquillity of a sabbath.
Стр. 24 - To this far-off western shore ; She, like Rachel, Weeping, for they were no more. Millions, millions have been slaughtered In the fight and on the deep ; Millions, millions more have watered, With such tears as captives weep, Fields of labor Where their wasted bodies sleep.
Стр. 110 - I blessed the Most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation : and all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?

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