The Rights of Man, (not Paines,) But the Rights of Man, in the West Indies

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Knight and Lacey, 1824 - 47 sider
 

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Side 8 - Christian doctrine taught us to do unto others as we would that others should do unto us.
Side 40 - May every man, who casts his eye over this page, who bears that name, before he again indulge his appetite with the bloodbought luxury, reflect upon the price it cost. Not eight-pence, or ten-pence, or twelve-pence, or fourteen-pence the pound only, but groans, and wounds, and death. As he sweetens his tea, let him reflect on the bitterness at the bottom of the cup. Let him bring the subject home to his heart, and say, as he truly may, this lump cost the poor Slave a groan, and this, a bloody stroke...
Side 14 - Fames) hut the Rights of Man, in the West Indies: Nothing can be more evident than, that, if the slave-master will rule his slave by the law of power, — (which must ever be the case where slavery exists, for no man is a slave willingly,) the Slave has a right to make use of the law of power in return. When the master is strongest, the slave must submit; and when the slave is strongest, the master must suffer the effects of his contumacy.
Side 16 - Slave has a right to make use of the law of power in return. When the master is strongest, the slave must submit; and when the slave is strongest, the master must suffer the effects of his contumacy. . . . Unprotected, then, as the Slave is by law; — upon the principles of natural right and justice, the allegiance he owes to the law, is nothing. He is out of its pale on every hand, — he is not a member of civilized society, — and, consequently, has a right to rid himself of the chains of his...
Side 19 - English law, that a man should be allowed to take advantage of his own wrong ? But, unfortunately, the spirit of that law has not yet reached the West Indies.
Side 3 - BUT THE RIGHTS OF MAN, IN THE WEST INDIES. BY ANTHROPOS. LONDON: KNIGHT AND LACEY, 65, PATERNOSTER-ROW.

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