red With tokens of old wars; thy massive limbs Are strong with struggling.
Power at thee has launched His bolts, and with his lightnings smitten thee; They could not quench the life thou hast from Heaven. Bryant.
when the noblest woman in all France stood on the scaffold, just before her execution, she is said to have turned towards the statue of Liberty, —which, strangely enough, had been placed near the guillotine, as its patron saint,—--with the exclamation, O Liberty!
what crimes have b control over the legislation but those who are guilty of a dark skin, slavery and the slavetrade remain, not only unmitigated, but continue to extend; and that while there is an onward movement in favor of its extinction, not only in England and France, but in Cuba and Brazil, American legislators cling to this enormous evil, without attempting to relax or mitigate its horrors.
How long shall such appeals, from such sources, be wasted upon us?
Shall our baleful example enslave the world?