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" 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, which preserves its force long after the reasons, occasion, and time itself, from whence it was created,... "
A Complete Collection of State Trials Vol. XX - Page 81
by T. B. Howell, Esq. - 1816
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Life and Public Services of Charles Sumner

Charles Edwards Lester - Abolitionists - 1874 - 596 pages
...Lord Mansfield, pronouncing judgment in the great case of Somersett, " is of such a nature, that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons moral or political, but only by positive laiv. It is so odious, that nothing can be suffered to support it but POSITIVE LAW." And a slaveholding...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 5

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1874
...pronouncing judgment in the great case of Somerset, "is of such a nature that it is incapable of Wing introduced on any reasons, moral or political, but only by positive law. It is so odious that nothing can be suffered to support it but POSITIVE LAW," — that is, express...
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Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 2

United States. Supreme Court, Samuel Freeman Miller - Law reports, digests, etc - 1875
...extremely different in different countries." "The state of slavery is of such a nature, that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons, moral...occasion, and time itself, from whence it was created, are erased from the memory. It is so odious, that nothing can be suffered to support it but positive...
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The History of the United States of America: By Richard Hildreth, Volume 2

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1875
...state of slavery is of such a nature that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons morul or political, but only by positive law, which preserves its force long after the reasons, occasions, and time itself from whence it was created is erased from memory. It is so odious that nothing...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 15

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1876
...been extremely different in different countries. The state of slavery is of such a nature that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons, moral or political, but only positive law, which preserves its force I' EL' after the reasons, occasions, and time itself from whence...
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The History of the United States of America, Volume 2

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1877
...been exceedingly different in different countries. 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, which preserve* its force long after the reasons, occasions, and time itself from whence it was created is...
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The History of the United States of America: Colonial, 1663-1773

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1877
...state of slavery is of such a nature that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons moral 01 political, but only by positive law, which preserves its force long after the reasons, occasions, and time itself from whence it was created is erased from memory. It is so odious that nothing...
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Halleck's International Law: Or, Rules Regulating the ..., Volumes 1-2

Henry Wager Halleck - International law and relations - 1878
...countries. The state of slavery is of such a nature that it is incapable of being introduced on any reason, moral or political, but only by positive law, which preserves its force long after the reasons, occasions, and time itself from whence it was created, is erased from memory. It is so odious that...
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A Memoir of Benjamin Robbins Curtis, LL. D.: Professional and miscellaneous ...

George Ticknor Curtis - Electronic books - 1879
...question in the one case more than in the other? " 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." And, again, " Slavery is so odious that nothing can be suffered to support it but positive law." Now,...
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The Wit and Wisdom of the Bench and Bar

Frederick Charles Moncreiff - Judges - 1882 - 192 pages
...incapable of being introduced on any reasons, moral or political, and can only be enforced in obedience to positive law, which preserves its force long after...reasons, occasion, and time itself, from whence it sprang, are erased from the memory. It is so odious that nothing can be suffered to support it but...
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