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Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment
THE AFRICAN SLAVE-TRADE
BY THOMAS CLARKSON, M. A.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
No subject more pleasing than that of the removal
of evils-Evils have existed almost from the bea ginning 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 Slavetrade-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