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

Hartford: L. Skinner, 1841


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judge of right and wrong but themselves. I owe them nothing but good will. If I could deliver them from their blindness and folly and turn their hatred into love, I would do so, but not a hair would I rend from their head, though justice to my cause should slumber till the great day of God Almighty.

4th. Colored Christians, let it be seen that they have nothing to hate in you but good will and piety. Let us not suffer as evil doers. There is a difference between the old and the new creation of God. Concerning the old he says thou shalt love this "thy neighbor as thyself," but he throws his arms about the new and charges his enemies and theirs saying " touch not mine anointed, do my chosen no hurt."

"If God be for us who can be against us?" Then let us so exemplify our holy master, that when they set themselves for strife, so far from finding any thing in us as fuel for their hatred, like the prince of this world when he assaulted Christ, they may find



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