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A Text Book of the Origin and History of the Colored People

Hartford: L. Skinner, 1841

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with the truth. And still more it hates those who dare to push it with the truth. It is itself opposition to the truth. It is opposed to truth religiously, morally, and politically, nor will hear truth. And hence, the more you show the truth the more objectionable and obnoxious you are. The more you exhibit the truth the more hateful you are. But why is this if not that this prejudice hates the truth and those who tell it? Why are abolitionists hated and abused? For telling the truth. They are even accounted- enemies because they tell the nation it is in danger of the judgments of God for the sin of oppression.

10th. Finally, it is carrying the total nation down to a state of refined heathen-ism. If I am asked to say what I mean by this, I answer, I mean that the fear of the living God is not before the eyes of this nation in all these things. Now who is a heathen but him who acts as if the God of heaven did not hear, see, and govern him? But this is sadly true of those who are ac-

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