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" Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant. They bring the judgment of Heaven on a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes and effects, Providence punishes national... "
Pages from an old volume of life. A collection of essays 1857-1881 - Page 84
by Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 76

1863 - 640 pages
...Heaven on a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes and effects, Providence punishes national sins by national calamities. He held it essential, in every point of view, that the General Government should have the power to...
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The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Elliot, United States. Constitutional Convention - 1845 - 672 pages
...Heaven on a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in thfs. By an inevitable chain of causes and effects, Providence punishes national sins by national calamities. He lamented that some of our eastern brethren had, from a lust of gain, embarked in this nefarious...
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Memoirs, Speeches and Writings of Robert Rantoul, Jr

Robert Rantoul (Jr.) - 1854 - 892 pages
...on a country. If nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next •world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes and effects, Providence punishes national sins by national calamities." * * * * " He held it essential, in every point of view, that the general government should have power...
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The lives and times of the chief justices of the supreme court of ..., Volume 40

Henry Flanders - 1855 - 682 pages
...heaven on a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes and effects, Providence punishes national sins by national calamities. He lamented that some of our Eastern brethren had, from a lust of gain, embarked in this nefarious...
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Speech of General J. Watson Webb, at the Great Mass Meeting on the ...

James Watson Webb - 1856 - 112 pages
...upon a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes and effects, Providence punishes national sins by national calamities." Now, what said Henry Clay, of Kentucky, himself a Slave-holder, as was Washington, and Jefferson, and...
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The Constitution a Pro-slavery Compact: Or, Extracts from the Madison Papers ...

Wendell Phillips - 1856 - 220 pages
...Heaven on a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes and effects, Providence punishes national sins by national calamities. He lamented that some of our Eastern brethren had, from a lust of gain, embarked in this nefarious...
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A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States: With Remarks on Their Economy, Volume 1

Frederick Law Olmsted - 1856 - 752 pages
...manners. Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant. They bring the judgment of heaven on a country. By an inevitable chain of causes and effects Providence punishes national sins by national alamities. He lamented that some of our eastern brethren, from a lust of gain, have embarked in this...
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 432 pages
...Heaven on a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes and effects, Providence punishes national sins by national calamities. He lamented that some of our Eastern brethren had, from a lust of gain, embarked in this nefarious...
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 432 pages
...Heaven on a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes and effects, Providence punishes national sins by national calamities. He lamented that some of our Eastern brethren had, from a lust of gain, embarked in this nefarious...
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The Congressional Globe, Part 2

United States. Congress - 1858 - 638 pages
...upon a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes and effects. Providence punishes national sins by national calamities. He lamented that some of our eastern brethren bad, as from a lust of gain, embarked in the nefarious...
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