The Negroes' Jubilee; A Memorial Of Negro Emancipation, August 1, 1834 With A Brief History Of The…

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byThomas Timpson

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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. 1834. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. BRITISH COLONIAL SLAVERY EXTINGUISHED 1 The fair and ruddy sons of Albion's land, How glad! not those who traveH'd far lal'MfM, To purchase human flesh, or wreathe the yoke Of vassalage on savage liberty, Or suck large fortunes from the sweat of slaves. The warriors of Messiah, messengers Of peace, and light, and life, whose eye unscal'd Saw up the path of immortality. Far into bliss,--saw men, immortal men, Wide wandering from the way, ecllps'd in night. Dark, moonless, moral night; living like hearts Like beasts descending to the grave untaught Of life to come, unsanctified, unsav'd; A noiseless band of heavenly soldiery, From out the armoury of God equippM Invincible to conquer sin, to Mow The trump of freedom in the despot ear, To tell the bruted slave hi manhood high, Hi birthright liberty, and in his hand The manumission signed By God's own signature; to drive away From earth the dark infernal legionary Of superstition, ignorance, and bell. Pollock: Christian philanthropy gloried in the Abolition of the horrid Slave Trade: but could not regard the triumph as complete while one human being remained the property of man. Still the conquest was glorious; and it was agreed by many very respectable persons, ministers and others, both in the Established Church and other denominations, to unite in special thanksgiving to Almighty God, for so great a national blessing, on the first Lord's day in June, 1807. Benevolence still prompted the zealous advocates of Abolition to carry forward their noble objects to the benefit of injured Africa; and on the 14th of April, 1807, "The AfriCan Institution" was formed, at a public meeting held in Freemasons' Hall, London: His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester in the chair. Mr. Wilberforce was present, with...

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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. 1834. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. BRITISH COLONIAL SLAVERY EXTINGUISHED 1 The fair and ruddy sons of Albion's land, How glad! not those who traveH'd ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:28 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217094627

ISBN - 13:9780217094627

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