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" ... former (slaveholder though he was) seemed to possess some regard for honor, some reverence for justice, and some respect for humanity. The latter seemed totally insensible to all such sentiments. Mr. Freeland had many of the faults peculiar to slaveholders,... "
Once a Week - Page 27
edited by - 1870
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Recollections of an Eventful Life: Chiefly Passed in the Army

Joseph Donaldson - 1824 - 244 pages
...mouse trap, so clownish, so awkward, and so stupid; and so he remained, and got promoted in his turn; but I must do him the justice to say that he was (what some others equally stupid were not) harmless. • A method by which many a numskull acquires...
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One of two, Volume 1

James Hain Friswell - 1871 - 338 pages
...identify through its engraved crest ; or else some thief or another would make a plant on me to rob me. .1 saw how clumsily the matter was done, and I began...then it gives me occupation and life, sir — life." " You live in a fashionable quarter, Mr. Forster. Did I not hear you say Queen Anne-street ?" " Yes,...
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One of two

James Hain Friswell - 1872 - 486 pages
...upon them, and people wondered. Ah ! you don't know how little cleverness there is in the world. It 's beat out thin, like gold leaf, sir, — a very little...then it gives me occupation and life, sir — life." " You live in a fashionable quarter, Mr Forster. Did I not hear you say Queen Anne Street ? " " Yes,...
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A Day of Fate

Edward Payson Roe - 1880 - 478 pages
...more like you would bring the millennium. " Gilbert Hearn was dreadfully taken aback by the letter ; but I must do him the justice to say that he was much touched by it too, for he called me again into the parlor, and I saw that he was much moved. He...
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SIRIO, Volume 148

Russkoe istoricheskoe obshchestvo - 1916 - 622 pages
...His Majesty had agreed to the subsidy asked by mr Flemming, which gave him a great deal of pleasure; but I must do him the justice to say that he was downright angry, when he heard that the court of Saxony was so unreasonable, as to make any difficulty...
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Frederick Douglass - 1982 - 164 pages
...Freeland had many of the faults peculiar to slaveholders, such as being very passionate and fretful; but I must do him the justice to say, that he was exceedingly free from those degrading vices to which Mr. Covey was constantly addicted. The one was...
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Voices of the Old South: Eyewitness Accounts, 1528-1861

Alan Gallay - 1994 - 440 pages
...Freeland had many of the faults peculiar to slaveholders, such as being very passionate and fretful; but I must do him the justice to say, that he was exceedingly free from those degrading vices to which Mr. Covey was constantly addicted. The one was...
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Frederick Douglass: Autobiographies (LOA #68): Narrative of the Life / My ...

Frederick Douglass - 1994 - 1226 pages
...Freeland had many of the faults peculiar to slaveholders, such as being very passionate and fretful; but I must do him the justice to say, that he was exceedingly free from those degrading vices to which Mr. Covey was constantly addicted. The one was...
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African American Religious History: A Documentary Witness

Milton C. Sernett - 1999 - 612 pages
...Freeland had many of the faults peculiar to slaveholders, such as being very passionate and fretful; but I must do him the justice to say, that he was exceedingly free from those degrading vices to which Mr. Covey was constantly addicted. The one was...
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Slave Narratives (LOA #114): Ukawsaw Gronniosaw / Olaudah Equiano / Nat ...

William L. Andrews, Henry Louis Gates - 2000 - 1066 pages
...Freeland had many of the faults peculiar to slaveholders, such as being very passionate and fretful; but I must do him the justice to say, that he was exceedingly free from those degrading vices to which Mr. Covey was constantly addicted. The one was...
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