Annals of Cleveland

Cleveland W.P.A. Project, 1937
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Página 631 - That after the year 1800 of the Christian era there shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in any of the said States, otherwise than in punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted to have been personally guilty.
Página 505 - The maid who binds her warrior's sash With smile that well her pain dissembles, The while beneath her drooping lash One starry tear-drop hangs and trembles, Though Heaven alone records the tear, And Fame shall never know her story, Her heart has shed a drop as dear As e'er bedewed the field of glory!
Página 631 - I can only say, that there is not a man living, who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of it ; but there is only one proper and effectual mode by which it can be accomplished, and that is by legislative authority ; and this, as far as my suffrage will go, shall never be wanting.
Página 631 - We have seen the mere distinction of color made, in the most enlightened period of time, a ground of the most oppressive dominion ever exercised by man over man.
Página 631 - So long as God allows the vital current to flow through my veins, I will never, never, never, by word, or thought, by mind or will, aid in admitting one rood of free territory to the everlasting curse of human bondage.
Página 505 - I met more women driving teams on the road and saw more at work in the fields than men. They seem to have said to their husbands in the language of a favorite song, "Just take your gun and go; For Ruth can drive the oxen, John, And I can use the hoe!
Página 631 - We have found," says James Monroe, in his speech on the subject before the Virginia Convention, " that this evil has preyed upon the very vitals of the Union ; and has been prejudicial to all the states in which it has existed.
Página 631 - The Tariff was only the pretext, and Disunion and a Southern Confederacy the real object. The next pretext will be the Negro or Slavery Question.
Página 505 - Ky. -THE VOLUNTEER'S WIFE TO HEE HUSBAND stop a moment to think, John, -^ Your country calls — then go ; Don't think of me or the children, John, I'll care for them, you know. Leave the corn upon the stalks, John, And the pumpkins on the vines, John — I '11 gather them with a will.
Página 184 - Ordered — 1. That all persons now in military custody, who have been arrested for discouraging volunteer enlistments, opposing the draft, or for otherwise giving aid and comfort to the enemy, in States where the draft has been mado, or the quota of volunteers and militia has been furnished, shall be discharged from further military restraint.

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