Speeches of Messrs. Thomson [sic] & Borthwick on the Question of Colonial Slavery: As Delivered in Dr. Wardlaw's Chapel, Glasgow, on the Three Several Evenings in which the Discussion was Maintained
W.R. M'Phun, 1833 - 24 páginas
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Página 22 - Guid faith he mauna fa' that. For a' that, and a' that, Their dignities, and a' that ; The pith o' sense, and pride o' worth, Are higher rank than a that. Then let us pray that come it may, As come it will for a' that ; That sense and worth, o'er a' the earth, May bear the gree, and a' that. For a
Página 11 - And whereas, under pretence of offerings and contributions, large sums of money and other chattels have been extorted by designing men, professing to be teachers of religion, practising on the ignorance and superstition of the negroes in this island, to their great loss and impoverishment...
Página 10 - For the grace of God which bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men no otherwise, than by teaching them that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, they should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world...
Página 11 - ... one moiety thereof to be paid to the informer, who is hereby declared a competent witness, and the other moiety to the poor of the parish in which such offence shall be committed; and, in default of payment...
Página 11 - Be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, that from and after the commencement of this act, it shall not be lawful for any dissenting minister, religious teacher, or other person whatsoever, to demand or receive any money or other chattel whatsoever from any slave or slaves within this island, for affording such slave or slaves religious instruction, by way of offering contributions, or under any other pretence whatsoever...
Página 12 - Legislature have well consulted what is due to their own dignity, as well as to the interests of the large population placed under their immediate superintendance.
Página 5 - I made я proposal with other individuals, that jointly they should be purchased, that schools should be maintained, and that a system of free labour should be adopted ; and to do that it was necessary that 1 should involve every farthing Т possessed, therefore the plain inference is, that I do conscientiously believe it may be done.
Página 13 - In replying to this objection, it may be proper, first, to consider the command of God to Abraham, to offer up his son Isaac, which has been much insisted on, as favouring human sacrifices, and as an argument against the Scriptures.