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John Jay Chapman, William Lloyd Garrison, Chapter 4: pictures of the struggle (search)
hurch, and so fierce was the excitement that the Rev. Samuel J. May and Mr. Arnold Buffum, the Quaker President of the New England Anti-Slavery Society, who had been deputed by Miss Crandall to speak for her, were denied a hearing. Why has this woman no tablet? Will the annals of Canterbury, Connecticut, show a more heroic figure during the next thousand years--that the hamlet waits to celebrate its patron saint? Had Prudence Crandall lived in the time of Diocletian, or in the time of Savonarola, or in the time of Garibaldi, she would have had a shrine to which Americans would have flocked today. Not without immense influence was the stand she made. It cost two years of struggle, during which the Slave Power, as we have seen, passed such bills to suppress her as, in the rebound, weakened its hold on the people of the North. We now find it hard to imagine that, in 1834, it should have been a crime in Connecticut to give primary education to colored girls. Yet such was the case
John Jay Chapman, William Lloyd Garrison, Chapter 7: the man of action (search)
ate Emancipation, was the vortex of an unseen whirlpool. Through his brain spun the turbillion. Something was to break forth; for the power was bursting its envelope. The flood issued in the form in which we know it — with purposed vilification, with excoriating harshness, with calculated ferocity. Only in this manner could it issue: the dam could hold the flood no longer, nor lift it into poetic expression. If you take the great political agitators of the world like Luther, Calvin, Savonarola, Garibaldi, or certain of the English church reformers, you will find that these men always live under a terrible strain, and they generally give way somewhere. No one can imagine how fierce is the blast upon a man's nervous system, when he stands in the midst of universal antagonism, solitary and at bay. The continuousness of the trial is apt to wear upon the character of reformers. Through vanity, or love of power, or through sheer nervous exhaustion, they become guilty of cruelty or
John Jay Chapman, William Lloyd Garrison, Index (search)
ech, 132, 133; quoted, 180, 198; 108, 123, 165, 210, 249. Pierpont, John, 43. Polk, James K., 204. Presbyterians, and Abolition, 208. Pro-Slavery Democrats, Northern, 23. Quincy, Edmund, 210. Rankin, John, 160. Reformer, the, 54. Republican Party, formation of, 142, 143,258. Rhodes, James F., 142. Richmond Whig, quoted, 104, 119. Roman Catholics, and Abolition, 200, 207. Ross, Abner, 187. Rynders, Isaiah, his history, 203, 204. Rynders Mob, the, 203ff. Savonarola, Girolamo, 193. Scott, Dred, case of, 257. Sewall, Samuel E., 80. Seward, W. H., 143, 1144. Slave, the, beginning of G.'s devotion to, cause of, 42. Slave-holding classes, manhood crushed out of, 22. Slave Power, attempts to put down Abolition, 99 ff.; politics of the North controlled by, 138. And see Slavery. Slave states, and free . states, admitted to Union in pairs, 9. Slave trade, constitutional provision concerning, 15; what it was, 15. Slavery in the U. S., question