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

Hartford: L. Skinner, 1841

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Consciences of men haters, and especially of men hating Christians. And what is the state of the consciences of those dear Christians who sit at the table of Christ hating their brethren ? Is their conscience sound, and square with the truth of God, which declares this table to be a feast of love to all his ? And tell me, ye that love the Lord, how will they give account to the God of love for frustrating his grace 1 Let the truth of the Bible, then, deeply probe, and pierce their consciences, that they may be set right, and saved from condemnation.

3d. Colored people must bear and for-bear. We have borne and forborne much, and whether we have done this with good will, God will show. The writer can only say for his own heart, I have come in con-tact with prejudice almost at every step, and God is my record, that I regard the haters of my people only with pity. I am sorry that they are so silly before God and the enlightened world, and that they can act as if there was no umpire of strife, no

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