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Page 34 - Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter. If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Page 99 - We fully and unanimously recognize the sovereignty of each State, to legislate exclusively on the subject of the slavery which is tolerated within its limits ; we concede that Congress, under the present national compact, has no right to interfere with any of the slave States in relation to this momentous subject...
Page 21 - The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light : they that dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.
Page 108 - The object, to which its attention is to be exclusively directed, is to promote and execute a plan for colonizing (with their consent) the free people of color residing in our country in Africa, or such other place as Congress shall deem most expedient.
Page 152 - After three hours' march we arrived, but could see nothing. ' Where are they lodged?' we asked ; 'and he pointed to a palisade of bamboo open to the sky, where they were exposed, at the worst season of the year, to a fiery sun, alternating with torrents of rain, and sometimes of hail, without any roof to cover them. A man of tall stature, with his spear in his hand, and a poignard in his belt, pulled up three posts, which served for a gate to the enclosure, and 'we entered.
Page 97 - Let it be remembered, finally, that it has ever been the pride and boast of America, that the rights for which she contended were the rights of human nature.
Page 152 - And the man who is working with his hands a piece of mud, which he is continually placing on his eye, what is the matter with him ? Our guide tells us, * He is a troublesome fellow, who set a bad example by throwing himself at my feet this morning, and saying, with a loud voice, " I am dying of hunger," and I gave him a blow which burst his eye ; he is henceforth good for nothing ;' and he added, with a sinister look,
Page 21 - To the invaluable exertions of the Church Missionary Society more especially — as, also, to a considerable extent, as in all our African settlements, to the Wesleyan body — the highest praise is due. By their efforts, nearly one-fifth of the whole population — a most unusually high proportion in any country — are at school, and the effects are visible in considerable intellectual, moral, and religious improvement — very considerable, under the peculiar circumstances of such a colony.
Page 152 - On a dead body. And this man, who is working with his hands a piece of mud, which he is continually placing on his eye, what is the matter with him? Our guide tells us, " He is a troublesome fellow, who set a bad example by throwing himself at my feet this morning, and saying with a loud voice, *