Observations: Occasioned by the Attempts Made in England to Affect the Abolition of the Slave Trade; Shewing, the Manner in which Negroes are Treated in the ... West-Indies: and Also, Some Particular Remarks on a Letter ... from the Rev. Robert Boucher Nicholls, ... By G. Francklyn, Esq
Kingston, Jamaica, printed. London: reprinted at the Logographic Press, and sold by J. Walter; C. Stalker; and W. Richardson, 1789 - 87 pages
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Page xx - And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood? Come, and let us sell him to the Ishmaelites, and let not our hand be upon him; for he is our brother and our flesh : and his brethren were content.
Page 65 - But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully; knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners...
Page 69 - And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one ; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his journey.
Page 2 - ... after that he is sold he may be redeemed again ; one of his brethren may redeem him : either his uncle, or his uncle's son, may redeem him, or any that is nigh of kin unto him of his family may redeem him ; or if he be able, he may redeem himself.
Page 1 - Moreover of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall ye buy, and of their families that are with you, which they begat in your land: and they shall be your possession. And ye shall take them as an inheritance for your children after you to inherit them for a possession ; they shall be your bondmen for ever : but over your brethren the children of Israel, ye shall not rule one over another with rigour.
Page xx - Behold, I have made him thy lord, and all his brethren have I given to him for servants; and with corn and wine have I sustained him: and what shall I do now unto thee, my son? And Esau said unto his father, Hast thou but one blessing, my father? bless me, even me also, O my father.
Page 65 - Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm. But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully...
Page 22 - And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand ; he shall be surely punished. Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished : for he is his money.
Page xx - Egypt. 26 And Judah faid unto his Brethren, What Profit is it if we flay our Brother, and conceal his Blood ? 27 Come, and let us fell him to the IfhmeeHtes, and let not our Hand be upon him ; for he is our Brother, and our Flefh : and his Brethren were content.