What business had his slave
to be marching round the country, inventing machines, and holding up his head among gentlemen?
When he comes about nine-thirty to inspect us for the night, we will seize him, gag him, batter him, and early in the morning we will march out of this town, proprietors of this caravan of slaves
After apologizing for his ignorance, and reminding the audience that slav- ery was a poor school for the human intellect and heart, he proceeded to narrate some of the facts in his own history as a slave
, and in the course of his speech gave utterance to many noble thoughts and thrilling reflections.
He paused within three steps of the corner in which the unfortunate Jew had now, as it were, coiled himself up into the smallest possible space, and made a sign for one of the slaves
She also changed the slave
into a cow, which she sent to my steward.
Yes, sir," answered the galley slave
, "for there is nothing worse than singing under suffering.
Let the compromising expedient of the Constitution be mutually adopted, which regards them as inhabitants, but as debased by servitude below the equal level of free inhabitants, which regards the SLAVE
as divested of two fifths of the MAN.
If the correlative of 'the slave
' is said to be 'the master', then, though all irrelevant attributes of the said 'master', such as 'biped', 'receptive of knowledge', 'human', should be removed, and the attribute 'master' alone left, the stated correlation existing between him and the slave
will remain the same, for it is of a master that a slave
is said to be the slave
There are some, even, who have slaves
that talk for them, and I saw one who sat during the rites with closed eyes while a slave
narrated to her the events that were transpiring within the arena.
In the slave
quarters, and even later, I heard whispered conversations among the coloured people of the tortures which the slaves
, including, no doubt, my ancestors on my mother's side, suffered in the middle passage of the slave
ship while being conveyed from Africa to America.
With a wooden stick she tapped upon the bronze disc, lightly, and presently the summons was answered by a slave
girl, who entered, smiling, to be greeted similarly by her mistress.
They have purchased your slave
judges, they have debauched your slave
legislatures, and they have forced to worse horrors than chattel slavery your slave boys and girls.