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, Comp. 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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Page 171 - If thou forbear to deliver them that are drawn unto death, and those that are ready to be slain; If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works?
Page 41 - My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path: For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood.
Page 56 - Moreover of 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. And ye shall take them as an inheritance for your children after you to inherit them for a possession ; they shall be your bondmen for ever : but over your brethren the children of Israel, ye shall not rule one over another with rigour.
Page xviii - I have commanded you, and lo ! I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.
Page 57 - 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.
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 - And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.
Page 58 - Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.
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.