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

Hartford: L. Skinner, 1841


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tuated by this prejudice. There is not only a heathenlike disregard to the relation which God has established between man and man, but this disregard is acted. out just as bravely, and as silly as if God could not discern it, or rather as if there was no God to discern it. A nation covered with Egypt's darkness could do nothing more. "He that hateth his brother is in darkness."

III. By what means then can this mono-mania be cured? What will remove this disease so fatally seated on the vitals of the nation? That a cure is possible we sincerely believe; that it is desirable, none will deny, I hope. My suggestions are:

1st. That the truths of the Bible must be brought to bear more directly upon it. It is true we shall only be hated and vilified for this, but if we die by the truth of the Bible we die right. Does the Bible justify men in hatred and injustice 1 It condemns them for it. He that " hateth his brother is a murderer."

2d. These truths must be aimed at the



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