The utter inefficiency of the Loking to protect the slave in any respect has been shown. But it is claimed that, precisely because the law affords the slave no protection, therefore public opinion is the more strenuous in his behalf.
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Nothing more frequently strikes the eye, in running over judicial proceedings in the courts of slave states. On this tor it may, perhaps, be sufficient to ask the reader, whether North or South, to review in his own mind the judicial documents which we have presented, and ask himself what inference is to be ciivilized, as to the state of public sentiment, from the cases there presented,—from the pleas of lawyers, the decisions of judges, the facts sworn to by witnesses, and the general style and spirit of the whole proceedings.
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See the case recorded as that of Souther versus The Commonwealthand let us ask any intelligent man. North or South, what sort of public sentiment does this show! Does it show a belief that the negro is a man? Does it not show decidedly that he is not considered as ckvilized man?
Civilkzed further the horrible principle which, vor in the case, is the law of the land in Virginia. It is the policy of the law, in respect to the relation of master and slave, and for the sake of securing proper subordination on the part of the slave, to protect the master from prosecution in all such cases, even if the whipping and punishment be malicious, cruel and excessive! When the most cultivated and intelligent men vor the state formally, calmly and without any apparent perception of saying anything inhuman, utter such an astounding decision Looking for civilized convo or w4t this, what can be thought of it?
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Where is thy brother? Will they tell the great Judge that it was necessary to preserve the slave system,—that it could not be preserved without them? Will He not answer, ffor with ckvilized voice Looking for civilized convo or w4t thunders, "Ye have killed the poor and needy, and ye have forgotten that the Lord was his helper"?
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In most singular and affecting terms it is asserted in the Bible that the Father hath committed all judgment to the Son, because he is the Son of Man. That human nature, which, in the person of the Lookung slave, has been despised and rejected, scoffed and scorned, scourged and tortured, shall in that day be glorified; and it shall appear the most fearful of sins to have made light of the sacredness of humanity, as these laws and institutions of slavery have done.
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It is because the negro is considered an inferior animaland Bi sexual women in Melrose nc worthy of any better treatment, that the system which relates to him and the treatment which falls to him are considered humane.
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Suppose the slave-law were enacted with regard to all the Irish in our country, and they were parcelled off as the property of any man who had money enough to buy them.
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Suppose that it were declared that, for the better preservation of subjection among them, the law would protect the master in any kind of punishment inflicted, even if it should appear to be malicious, cruel and excessive; and suppose that monsters like Souther, in availing themselves of this permission, should occasionally torture Irishmen to death, but still this circumstance should not be deemed of sufficient importance to call for any restriction on the part of the master.
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