Texas, Louisiana is a country in which the scalawags and carpet-baggers may chance to find a majority of voters on their side.
Since every Negro is a citizen and every citizen has a vote, what is to prevent this mass of coloured people from choosing a Black lawgiver and framing a Black code?
United they might carry any chief and aly bill.
They might have a Fanti sheriff, a Mandingo judge.
Acting as one man, like a mass of Celtic voters, they might legalise in America the customs of Yam, Dahomey, and Adai.
The African brain is limited in range.
cries a stalwart Negro in the street.
How much a dozen, eh?
Four for a quarter, massa, four for a quarter!
Yes, the fellow asks no less than threepence each; though oranges are so plentiful at Brashear, that if he fails to sell them in the cars, he will hardly take the trouble to carry them home.
A quarter for four, Sam!
Why, when you have sent them all the way to London you will only ask