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Pagina 745 - Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What hell it is in suing long to bide: To lose good days, that might be better spent; To waste long nights in pensive discontent; To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow; To feed on hope, to pine with fear and sorrow; To have thy prince's grace, yet want her peers...
Pagina 81 - To THE HONOURABLE THE COMMONS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, IN PARLIAMENT ASSEMBLED.
Pagina 277 - 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 gradually abolished throughout the British colonies with as much expedition as may be found consistent with a due regard to the well-being of the parties concerned.
Pagina 749 - New sorrow rises as the day returns, A sister sickens, or a daughter mourns. Now kindred Merit fills the...
Pagina 309 - 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...
Pagina 279 - Slavery was a part of the civil constitution of most countries, when Christianity appeared ; yet no passage is to be found in the Christian Scriptures, by which it is condemned or prohibited. This is true ; for Christianity, soliciting admission into all nations of the world, abstained, as behoved it, from intermeddling with the civil institutions of any.
Pagina 1027 - In case of our royal demise, we give and bequeath to Olive, our brother of Cumberland's daughter, the sum of 15,000/., commanding our heir and successor to pay the same privately to our said neice, for her use, as a recompense for the misfortunes she may have known through her father.
Pagina 425 - And the law of England has so particular and tender a regard to the immunity of a man's house, that it styles it his castle, and will never suffer it to be violated with impunity...