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 39 - Art thou called being a servant '( care not for it : but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.
Page 36 - 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 40 - ... do unto others as they would that others should do unto them...
Page 38 - And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.
Page xxix - If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause: Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit: 13 We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil: Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse...
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 111 - 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 40 - 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.