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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2, Chapter 3: the Clerical appeal.—1837. (search)
kens on my part a lack of freedom, generosity and independence of spirit, I leave, after all, to the verdict of your own good sense. Sure enough I am that there is little good in me, but if I ever wrote under the dictation of pure untrammelled conscience, I did to you. My last letter, I hope, has convinced you that I do not wish to gag you on any subject. In my magazine you shall have full sweep against the clergy and all other dignities which live by making tools of other people (Ms. Oct. 10, 1837). Still do I beg of you, as a brother, to let other subjects alone till slavery is finished, because this is the work you have taken in hand, is the most pressing, and needs your whole energy. What if you do not live to communicate to the world your peculiar views of Peace, Human Government, Theology, etc.; will wisdom die with you? God is not so poverty-stricken in regard to the means of accomplishing any of his designs as to be frustrated for the want of any man. You say, Truth is o