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THE ABOLITIONISTS TOGETHER WITH PERSONAL MEMORIES OF THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 1830-1864 by JOHN F. HUME (Illustrated)
     

THE ABOLITIONISTS TOGETHER WITH PERSONAL MEMORIES OF THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 1830-1864 by JOHN F. HUME (Illustrated)

by JOHN F. HUME, Joanne Panettieri
 
THE ABOLITIONISTS TOGETHER WITH PERSONAL MEMORIES OF THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 1830-1864 by JOHN F. HUME (Illustrated)

"In selecting those who are to receive its remembrance and its honors, the world has always given its preference to such as have battled for freedom. It may have been with the sword; it may have been with the pen; or it may have been

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THE ABOLITIONISTS TOGETHER WITH PERSONAL MEMORIES OF THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 1830-1864 by JOHN F. HUME (Illustrated)

"In selecting those who are to receive its remembrance and its honors, the world has always given its preference to such as have battled for freedom. It may have been with the sword; it may have been with the pen; or it may have been with a tongue that was inflamed with holy rage against tyranny and wrong; but whatever the instrumentality employed; in whatever field the battle has been fought; and by whatsoever race, or class, or kind of men; the champions of human liberty have been hailed as the bravest of the brave and the most worthy to receive the acclaims of their fellows.
Now, if that estimate be not altogether inaccurate, what place in the scale of renown must be assigned to those pioneers in the successful movement against African slavery in this country who have commonly been known as "Abolitionists"—a name first given in derision by their enemies? It should, in the opinion of the writer hereof, be the very highest. He is not afraid to challenge the whole record of human achievements by great and good men (always save and except that which is credited to the Saviour of mankind) for exhibitions of heroism superior to theirs."

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BN ID:
2940016252070
Publisher:
Joanne Panettieri
Publication date:
02/08/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
895 KB

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