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"It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth - and listen to the song of that syren, till she transforms us into beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for liberty? Are we disposed to be of the number of those, who having eyes, see not, and having ears, hear not, the things which so nearly concern their temporal salvation? For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, I am willing to "
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"The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave."
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"We have done everything that could be done to avert the storm which is now coming on . . . . The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God. I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me "
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"The Grecians and Romans were strongly possessed of the spirit of liberty but not the principle, for at the time they were determined not to be slaves themselves, they employed their power to enslave the rest of mankind."
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Letter from Gideon Granger

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[Freedom paper of Judith Smellie (sic later Smiley) attesting to her free emancipated status (1839) following the death of her master Thomas Smelly in Isle of Wight County Virginia.]

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[Freedom paper of Amey Smellie (sic later Smiley) attesting to her free emancipated status (1839) following the death of her master Thomas Smelly in Isle of Wight County Virginia.]

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The crowd at Baltimore waiting for Mr. Lincoln President of the United States

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