The African Repository, Volume 1

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American colonization society., 1826 - African Americans
 

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Page 142 - Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.
Page 358 - No principle of general law is more universally acknowledged, than the perfect equality of nations. Russia and Geneva have equal rights. It results from this equality, that no one can rightfully impose a rule on another. Each legislates for itself, but its legislation can operate on itself alone.
Page 142 - Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.
Page 262 - Commonwealth ; and that the Senators and Representatives of this State, in the Congress of the United States...
Page 89 - The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to the worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it with odious peculiarities. The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances.
Page 358 - Whatever might be the answer of a moralist to this question, a jurist must search for its legal solution, in those principles of action which are sanctioned by the usages, the national acts, and the general assent, of that portion of the world of which he considers himself as a part, and to whose law the appeal is made.
Page 136 - Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to enter upon and prosecute from time to time such negotiations with the several maritime powers of Europe and America as he may deem expedient for the effectual abolition of the African slave trade and its ultimate denunciation as piracy under the law of nations, by the consent of the civilized world.
Page 5 - Committee, offered the following Resolution, which was unanimously adopted: — Resolved, That the thanks of the Society be...
Page 273 - ... hath made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on all the face of the earth...
Page 28 - He did not see why true believers, having the promise of the life that now is, as well as that which is to come...

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