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able Africa agent American amount annual appear arrival attention authority Bassa benevolence British called Cape carried cause cent character Christian church civilization claims coast collection colonists Colonization Society colony colored commenced condition consideration doubt effect efforts emigrants English established existence facts favor feel females friends give Governor hands hope human hundred important increase influence interest James John July king labor land laws Leone less letter Liberia live males means meeting ment miles mind missionaries missions months natives never object officers persons population present purchase race reason received regard remarks respect river Roberts sent settlement ship Sierra slave trade soon success taken territory thing tion town tribes United vessel whites whole
Page 215 - Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll! Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain ; Man marks the earth with ruin — his control Stops with the shore ; upon the watery plain The wrecks are all thy deed...
Page 333 - I suppose that your knowledge of the situation of my brethren is too extensive to need a recital here; neither shall I presume to prescribe methods by which they may be relieved, otherwise than by recommending to you and all others to wean yourselves from those narrow prejudices which you have imbibed with respect to them and as Job proposed to his friends, "put your souls in their souls stead.
Page 334 - I choose to send it to you in manuscript previous thereto, that thereby you might not only have an earlier inspection, but that you might also view it in my own hand writing.
Page 161 - Rouse to some work of high and holy love, And thou an angel's happiness shalt know, Shalt bless the earth while in the world above ; The good begun by thee shall onward flow In many a branching stream, and wider grow ; The seed that, in these few and fleeting hours, Thy hands unsparing and unwearied sow, Shall deck thy grave with amaranthine flowers, And yield thee fruits divine in heaven's immortal bowers.
Page 328 - ... as the imbecility of their present existence, and other circumstances which cannot be neglected, will admit. I have taken the liberty of sending your Almanac to Monsieur de...
Page 333 - ... detaining by fraud and violence so numerous a part of my brethren under groaning captivity, and cruel oppression, that you should at the same time be found guilty, of that most criminal act, which you professedly detested in others, with respect to yourselves.
Page 327 - Nobody wishes more than I do, to see such proofs as you exhibit, that nature has given to our black brethren talents equal to those of the other colors of men; and that the appearance of the want of them is owing merely to the degraded condition of their existence, both in Africa and America.
Page 172 - To a thriving agriculture and the improvements related to it is added a highly interesting extension of useful manufactures, the combined product of professional occupations and of household industry. Such indeed is the experience of economy as well as of policy in these substitutes for supplies heretofore...
Page 276 - A Historical Examination of the state of society in Western Africa, as formed by Paganism and Muhammedanism, slavery, the slave trade, and piracy ; and of the remedial influence of Colonization and Missions.
Page 83 - ... night, accomplished, without difficulty or resistance, in one hour, the annihilation of the whole tribe ; — every adult, man and woman, was murdered — every hut fired ! Very young children, generally, shared the fate of their parents ; the boys and girls alone were reserved to pay the Frenchman.