A Twelvemonth's Residence in the West Indies: During the Transition from Slavery to Apprenticeship; with Incidental Notice of the State of Society, Prospects, and Natural Resources of Jamaica and Other Islands, Volumen2
Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1835
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Página 69 - 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...
Página 106 - I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free': Then his master shall bring him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, or unto the door post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an awl; and he shall serve him for ever.
Página 87 - We cannot allow the colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation.
Página 109 - 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 109 - Thou shalt not deliver unto his master the servant which 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 shalt not oppress him.
Página 46 - 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.
Página 83 - 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 King, I will take your wives and children, and will make them slaves, and sell or dispose...
Página 120 - It shall not seem hard unto thee, when thou sendest him away free from thee; for he hath been worth a double hired servant to thee, in serving thee six years: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all that thou doest.
Página 92 - 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...