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Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment
THE AFRICAN SLAVE-TRADE
BY THOMAS CLARKSON, M.A.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
PRINTED BY R. TAYLOR AND CO., SHOE-LANE,
FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME
No subject more pleasing than that of the removal
of evils - Evils have existed almost from the beginning of the world—but there is a power in our nature to counteract them-this power in. creased by Christianity—of the evils removed by Christianity one of the greatest is the Slave. trade-The joy we ought to feel on its abolition from a contemplation of the nature of it and of the extent of it--and of the difficulty of subduing it—Usefulness also of the contemplation
of this subject. I SCARCELY know of any subject, the contemplation of which is more pleasing than that of the correction or of the removal of any of the acknowledged evils of life; for while we rejoice to think that the sufferings VOL. I.