It is the character bestowed on them by the laws under which they live; and it will not be denied, that these are the proper criterion; because it is only under the pretext that the laws have transformed the negroes into subjects of property, that a place is disputed them in the computation of numbers; and it is admitted, that if the laws were to restore the rights which have been taken away, the negroes could no longer be refused an equal share of representation with the other inhabitants.
In this point of view the Southern States might retort the complaint, by insisting that the principle laid down by the convention required that no regard should be had to the policy of particular States towards their own inhabitants; and consequently, that the slaves, as inhabitants, should have been admitted into the census according to their full number, in like manner with other inhabitants, who, by the policy of other States, are not admitted to all the rights of citizens.
Thomson locked his desk, made his way to the further end of the building and was admitted through a door by which a sentry was standing, to an anteroom in which a dozen people were waiting.
There are just twenty-four names in the United Kingdom which have been admitted to the privileges of free correspondence.
Nevertheless," Wingrave admitted, "there are times when I fear that we shall not get on together.
For instance, I have admitted to you, have I not, that I am interested in my fellow creatures, that I want to mix with them and watch them at their daily lives.
But, besides such differences, all naturalists have admitted
the existence of varieties, which they think sufficiently distinct to be worthy of record in systematic works.
But let us consider: Have we not admitted
that the rulers may be mistaken about their own interest in what they command, and also that to obey them is justice?
So will the coroner's inquest certainly find it; and then you will be easily admitted to bail; and, though you must undergo the form of a trial, yet it is a trial which many men would stand for you for a shilling.
If you was acquainted with the story, you would allow my case admitted of no comfort.
We have all been his slaves," she admitted
, "for different reasons.
Scape, lately admitted partner into the great Calcutta House of Fogle, Fake, and Cracksman, in which poor Scape had embarked seventy thousand pounds, the earnings of a long and honourable life, taking Fake's place, who retired to a princely park in Sussex (the Fogles have been long out of the firm, and Sir Horace Fogle is about to be raised to the peerage as Baron Bandanna)--admitted, I say, partner into the great agency house of Fogle and Fake two years before it failed for a million and plunged half the Indian public into misery and ruin.
Osborne, liked to bow to her carriage in the park, and to be admitted to have the honour of paying her a morning visit.
He felt that if he admitted
that, it would be proved that he had been talking meaningless rubbish.
CASES heard at Coventry Magistrates Court on Thursday, July 30, included: Harinder Hayre, 48, of Lythalls Lane, Holbrooks, admitted
failing to stop after an accident, driving without due care and attention and breaching a suspended sentence.