But that many civilized, nay, christianized people should approve

THAT some desperate wretches should be willing to steal and enslave men by violence and murder for gain, is rather lamentable than strange. But that many civilized, nay, christianized people should approve, and be concerned in the savage practice, is surprising; and still persist, though it has been so often proved contrary to the light […]

A brother's soul you find

The well taught philosophic mind To all compassion gives; Casts round the world an equal eye, And feels for all that lives. If mind, as ancient sages taught, A never dying flame, Still shifts thro’ matter’s varying forms, In every form the same, Beware, lest in the worm you crush A brother’s soul you find; […]

A FURTHER scriptural evidence

A FURTHER scriptural evidence, that the conduct of Joseph in purchasing so many millions of his fellow-creatures, and reducing them to the conditions of Slaves, met the entire approbation of God, and was therefore perfectly consonant to the sacred laws of Nature, is that remarkable declaration of the Word of God, registered in the First […]

Rescuing many millions of Africans

[The Slave Trade is a] generous disinterested exertion of benevolence and philanthropy, which has been the principal means of heaping wealth and honours on the Europeans and Americans, and rescuing many millions of Africans, as brands from the fire, and even compelling them to the enjoyment of a more refined state of happiness, than the […]