William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; The Story Of His Life Told By His Children ... Volume 2

Paperback | April 21, 2013

byWendell Phillips Garrison

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...8:207. this we were ranked among madmen. It was said that nothing but gradual emancipation was either safe or practicable: how gradual, no man undertook to show. Well--eight years have passed away. During that period, not less than four hundred thousand slaves have been emancipated by death, and their places supplied by more than half a million of new victims. Is not this a long time for ' preparation' 1 But who are better prepared for liberty now than they were eight years ago T None. And we seriously ask, Has not the experience of two centuries shown that gradualism in theory is perpetuity in practice? Is there an instance, in the history of the world, where slaves have been educated for freedom by their taskmasters? But if--by any management or contrivance--such an event had happened, or such scholastic treatment had been successfully given, still our cry would continue to be for immediate and unconditional emancipation; because to predicate a right to enslave men upon then-ignorance, much more upon the complexion of then' skin, is absurd, inhuman, monstrous. If the lapse of two hundred years be not sufficient to meet the claims of gradualism, (the rights of man out of the question), no quarter should longer be given to it by any friend of God or man." Vol. II.--17 CHAPTER V. Shall The Liberator Lead?--1839. Chap. v. T TP to the year 1839, the momentum of the anti-183.-J slavery agitation had overcome all obstacles from without, all minor differences within. Look where you will--in the growth of its State and local organizations, the increase of its membership and resources, the multiplication of its organs, its progress within church and party lines, its success in alarming the Slave Power--its development had assumed tremendous...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...8:207. this we were ranked among madmen. It was said that nothing but gradual emancipation was either safe or p...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:218 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.46 inPublished:April 21, 2013Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021714991X

ISBN - 13:9780217149914

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