We saw very little hope of accomplishing, by reason that the trade of this country lay wholly in slaves and ivory

[T]he pernicious and abominable abuse of selling slaves was yet continued … and requiring us to use our power to remedy the said abuse; which, notwithstanding we saw very little hope of accomplishing, by reason that the trade of this country lay wholly in slaves and ivory.
~ Alderano Cybo (1683)

Published by Randy W. Sandberg

Fast walking vegan driven by ahimsa and powered by a whole food plant based diet. “All code is guilty, until proven innocent.” ~ Anonymous