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1 African Repository, vol. II. p. 328.
3 African Repository, vol. VII. p. 230.
4 Tenth Annual Report of the Colonization Society.
5 Rev. Dr. Thomson, of Edinburgh, thus speaks of it: ‘Were I to treat the term gradual as some of our enemies have the term immediate, I could easily, by the help of a little quibbling, bring you to the conclusion that, as hitherto employed, it means that the abolition of slavery will never take place.’ ‘The meaning of the word as used by us is perfectly clear; it is to be considered and understood under the direction of common sense, and as modified and expounded by the statements with which it is associated.’
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