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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 3. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Anti-Slavery Poems (search)
and its leading preachers favored abolition. We're routed, Moses, horse and foot, If there be truth in figures, With Federal Whigs in hot pursuit, And Hale, and all the ‘ niggers.’ Alack! alas! this month or more We've felt a sad foreboding; Our very dreams the burden bore Of central cliques exploding; Before our eyes a furnace shone, Where heads of dough were roasting, And one we took to be your own The traitor Hale was toasting! Our Belknap brother The senatorial editor of the Belknap Gazette all along manifested a peculiar horror of ‘niggers’ and ‘nigger parties.’ heard with awe The Congo minstrels playing; At Pittsfield Reuben Leavitt The justice before whom Elder Storrs was brought for preaching abolition on a writ drawn by Hon. M. N., Jr., of Pittsfield. The sheriff served the writ while the elder was praying. saw The ghost of Storrs a-praying; And Carroll's woods were sad to see, With black-winged crows a-darting; And Black Snout looked on Ossipee, New-glossed
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 3. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Notes (search)
his community in the religious instruction of negroes. There is a conviction that religious instruction promotes the quiet and order of the people, and the pecuniary interest of the owners. Note 4, page 117. The book-establishment of the Free. Will Baptists in Dover was refused the act of incorporation by the New Hampshire Legislature, for the reason that the newspaper organ of that sect and its leading preachers favored abolition. Note 5, page 118. The senatorial editor of the Belknap Gazette all along manifested a peculiar horror of niggers and nigger parties. Note 6, page 118. The justice before whom Elder Storrs was brought for preaching abolition on a writ drawn by Hon. M. N., Jr., of Pittsfield. The sheriff served the writ while the elder was praying. Note 7, page 118. The academy at Canaan, N. H., received one or two colored scholars, and was in consequence dragged off into a swamp by Democratic teams. Note 8, page 119. Papers and memorials touching the subje