Studies on Slavery: In Easy Lessons; Compiled Into Eight Studies, and Subdivided Into Short Lessons for the Convenience of Readers (Classic Reprint)
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This is a legitimate topic of general interest, and it as sumes a preponderating importance to the people of the Southern American States, when the fact is taken into consideration that a general league against the institution of African slavery has been entered into and consummated between most of the civilized nations of the earth, and public opinion in many of the sister States of our own National Union has taken the same direction. The result is, to have arraigned the slaveholding States before the mighty bar of public opinion, on the charge of holding, as property, more than ten hundred millions of dollars' worth of what does not belong to them, which is and never can be the property of man; and this charge embraces, within its Scope, the crimes of theft, robbery, rapine, and cruelty.
The time has come when the South must enter her plea of defence, not because the accusers are foreign nations, of which it may justly be said, before their charges are entertained, Physician, heal thyself, but because our accusers are among our own brethren, bound to us by free dom's holiest associations and religion's most sacred ties.
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