Out of the Darkness, Or, Diabolism and Destiny

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byJohn Wesley Grant

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1909 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII. Julian and Harold. Even children followed with endearing wile And plucked his gown, to share the good man's smile.--Goldsmith. ULIAN having no one to assist him while pursuing his professional studies, made a part of his expenses by working in the University, and the balance was made by working at summer resorts during vacation. He got much valuable experience in his struggle to make his way in school, which prepared him, in a measure, to face and fight the battles of life. He felt that for any young man intending to enter the profession of law, strong combative qualities were necessary, and that this is more especially true of the young Negro. Having been reared in the South, he was ever mindful of the conditions under which he must labor. He was determined to give his life to the causes of justice and equity for his people. He saw and felt the great necessity for devoted, well-equipped, conscientious young colored men to plead and fight the legal battles of the Negro, a people, who in the South seem to be made for the law, rather than the law for them. He had many tempting offers, to do other kinds of work. He was advised to go West where conditions were more favorable for making money, and to enjoy a greater degree of freedom. Some said: "To the West, young man, to the West! where the future holds out all that is best for the young man desiring to rise in the world. Go to a young and growing country where land is cheap and men are dear. Dixie is old, moss-grown and antiquated in ideas and practices. She is so blinded by prejudice and caste that she can see only one way. She continually looks back to ante-bellum times and says that the former days were better than these, and boasts of her departed glory. The South lives in the past; the West...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1909 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII. Julian and Harold. Even children followed with endearing wile And plucked his gown, to share the good man's smile....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217265219

ISBN - 13:9780217265218

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