Report from Select Committee on the Extinction of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions: With the Minutes of Evidence, & General Index

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Page 257 - But I say to you, Do not swear at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God, or by the earth, for it is his footstool, or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King. And do not swear by your head, for you cannot make one hair white or black. Let what you say be simply 'Yes' or 'No'; anything more than this comes from evil. "You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.
Page 77 - Committee are imperatively called upon by this unguarded and improper act of a very few of the Missionaries employed by the Society in Jamaica, to object...
Page 230 - Receive, sir, the assurance of the high consideration with which I have the honour to be your very humble and very obedient servant, ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE.
Page 165 - Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, especially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord 1 17 If thou count me therefore a partner, receive him as myself.
Page 199 - General Peyanga was a perfectly black man, a complete negro; he was a very well informed man, a very well educated person, and well read in Spanish literature; he was a very extraordinary man. "Did you happen to know whether English officers served under him ? Many were serving under him; I knew many other black officers, of very considerable acquirements, in the Caraccas and in Cuba also.
Page 526 - ... instruction of the coloured and slave population, the number of churches, chapels, and other places of worship, and of the rectors, curates, and catechists, and schools therein. — 2. As regards Barbadoes and other colonies. — 3. Returns of the civil, ecclesiastical, and military establishments of Jamaica, the expenses of which are defrayed by any revenue raised in that island ; the annual amount of such expenses, and of any other expenditure incurred, and which is defrayed by a revenue raised...
Page 212 - ... the island ; and it stands to reason, that unless those men were repaid for their capital, they would not continue that sort of work. And there is another thing to be observed, that sugar is not the staple commodity of Hayti ; they only make...

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