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Ne·gro

(nā'grō),
Camillo, Italian neurologist, 1861-1927. See: Negro phenomenon.
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It has declared that in Washington, in that city which takes its name from the father of American liberty, any justice of the peace may bind with fetters any negro passing down the street and thrust him into jail: no offence on the black man's part is necessary.
While thus living, a daughter was born to them, who grew up in the same liberty, until she married a free negro, and went with him to reside in Pennsylvania.
To teach the Negro to read, whether English, or Greek, or Hebrew, butters no parsnips.
It was the soft, amiable Negro voice, like those I remembered from early childhood, with the note of docile subservience in it.
And well they may say so, Aggy,” cried Richard, leaving the buck and walking up to the negro with the air of a man who has new interest awakened within him, “I think I may say, without bragging, that it is the handsomest and the most scientific country church in America.
The negro servant was summoned, and shortly afterwards was seen assisting the veteran to lug the ponderous sea chest downstairs.
The Beagle sailed from Maldonado, and on August the 3rd she arrived off the mouth of the Rio Negro.
But had Stubb really abandoned the poor little negro to his fate?
And then Rudolf saw, three steps in front of him, a man throw down the card the negro had given him as he passed.
On frosty nights the humane Negro prowler would warm the end of the plank and put it up under the cold claws of chickens roosting in a tree; a drowsy hen would step on to the comfortable board, softly clucking her gratitude, and the prowler would dump her into his bag, and later into his stomach, perfectly sure that in taking this trifle from the man who daily robbed him of an inestimable treasure--his liberty--he was not committing any sin that God would remember against him in the Last Great Day.
In these excursions he was usually accompanied by an old negro, called Jupiter, who had been manumitted before the reverses of the family, but who could be induced, neither by threats nor by promises, to abandon what he considered his right of attendance upon the footsteps of his young "Massa Will.
He was followed closely by the negro, who was puffing hard as if he had been running--so it was probably he who watched.