A Twelvemonth's Residence in the West Indies: During the Transition from Slavery to Apprenticeship; with Incidental Notice of the State of Society, Prospects, and Natural Resources of Jamaica and Other Islands, Volumen2
Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1835
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Página 111 - Who art thou that judgest another man's servant? to his own master he standeth or falleth ; yea, he shall be holden up: for God is able to make him stand.
Página 69 - Fillet of a fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake : Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting, Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble. All. Double, double toil and trouble, Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. 3 Witch. Scale of dragon, tooth of wolf : Witches...
Página 113 - Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house: for indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews: and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon.
Página 110 - I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free': Then his master shall bring him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, or unto the door post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an awl; and he shall serve him for ever.
Página 89 - We cannot allow the colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation.
Página 113 - Thou shalt not deliver unto his master the servant which is escaped from his master unto thee : he shall dwell with thee, even among you, in that place which he shall choose in one of thy gates, where it liketh him best: thou shalt not oppress him.
Página 46 - I love to dwell on these details of Colonial industry, " because they prove to the inhabitants of Europe, " what to the enlightened inhabitants of the Colonies " has long ceased to be doubtful, that the Continent of " Spanish America can produce Sugar and Indigo by " free hands, and that the unhappy slaves are capable " of becoming peasants, farmers, and landholders.
Página 85 - But if you will not comply, or maliciously delay to obey my injunction, then, with the help of God, I will enter your country by force ; I will carry on war against you with the utmost violence ; I will subject you to the yoke of obedience to the church and the king ; I will take your wives and children, and will make them slaves, and sell or dispose...
Página 91 - I have first to observe that it ' returns upon the slave by the same title by which it grew up ' originally. It never was in Antigua the creature of law but ' of custom, which operates with the force of law...