A Twelvemonth's Residence in the West Indies: During the Transition from Slavery to Apprenticeship; with Incidental Notices of the State of Society, Prospects, and Natural Resources of Jamaica and Other Islands, Volumen2
James Cochrane, 1835
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Página 163 - Who art thou that judgest another man's servant? to his own master he standeth or falleth ; yea, he shall be holden up: for God is able to make him stand.
Página 100 - Fillet of a fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake: Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting, Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble. All: Double, double toil and trouble; Fire, burn; and, cauldron, bubble. Third Witch: Scale of dragon, tooth of wolf; Witches...
Página 166 - Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house: for indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews: and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon.
Página 166 - And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not vex him. But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
Página 137 - The state of slavery is of such a nature, that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons, moral or political, but only by positive law...
Página 166 - And if thy brother, an Hebrew man, or an Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and serve thee six years ; then in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee.
Página 165 - Thou shall not deliver unto his master the servant which 16 is escaped from his master unto thee : He shall dwell with thee ; [even] among you, in that place which he shall choose in one of thy gates, where it liketh him best : thou shall not oppress him.
Página 123 - But if you will not comply, or maliciously delay to obey my injunction, then, with the help of God, I will enter your country by force ; I will carry on war against you with the utmost violence ; I will subject you to the yoke of obedience to the church and the king ; I will take your wives and children, and will make them slaves, and sell or dispose...
Página 63 - I love to dwell on these details of Colonial industry, " because they prove to the inhabitants of Europe, " what to the enlightened inhabitants of the Colonies " has long ceased to be doubtful, that the Continent of " Spanish America can produce Sugar and Indigo by " free hands, and that the unhappy slaves are capable " of becoming peasants, farmers, and landholders.