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a male bound to serve without wages

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a male slave

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In that context, the students would look at the different Hebrew slave laws, contrasting the perspective of Exodus 21:2-11 and Deuteronomy 15:12-17 where certain Hebrew slaves may remain perpetual slaves (le' olam) versus Leviticus 25:39-46, where the slave is treated more as a bondman, and is set free at the jubilee year.
In fact, Deuteronomy establishes a link between the Exodus and the Hebrew bondman in its directive to free an eved ivri in the seventh year: You shall remember that you were a bondman [eved] in Egypt and the Lord redeemed you (Deut.
Is it possible A cur can lend three thousand ducats?" Or Shall I bend low and, in a bondman's key, With bated breath and whisp'ring humbleness, Say this: "Fair sir, you spet on me on Wednesday last, You spurn'd me such a day; another time You call'd me dog; and for these courtesies I' ll lend you thus much moneys"?
After two autumn seasons of Hall Caine sentimental, romantic dramas, The Prodigal Son (1905) and The Bondman (1906), 'Drury Lane melodrama escaped from the Hall Caine lowland fogs into the breezy clearness of the familiar uplands again, where anything may happen'.
Treasury Secretaries -- zeroed in on the relatively obscure Egyptian-born Oxbridge-educated bondman after 10 months.
(It is) freeing the bondman; or the giving of food.
My usual place between Dana Andrews and Michael Bondman became nonexistent.
(5) Josephine Brown, Biography of An American Bondman. (Boston: R.F.
(4.) Josephine Brown's 1856 Biography of an American Bondman gives the publication of her father's travelogue an important place in his development as a literary writer: "In 1852, Mr.
One delegate concluded his account of the convention by declaring that the abolitionists of Ohio remained "united, zealous, unfaltering, determined never to relax in effort, till the last chain be broken, and the shout of the redeemed bondman tell that slavery has expired." (34)
Heald moved upstage, stood above the sitting Antonio, and lashed out at him bitterly about his previously spitting upon Shylock's "Jewish gaberdine" (110), and then with biting sarcasm asked if the dog Jew ought to "bend low, and in a bondman's key" (121) lend Antonio so much moneys.
(5) Texas slave Rose Williams was confused at learning she had been paired with fellow bondman Rufus in order to make "portly children" for her owner.
Usage of vocabulary such as aristocrat, nobleman or noblewoman, khan, prince or princess, king or sultan, his or her majesty, master, lord, and so on, and also usage of vocabulary such as slave, page, lad, servant, slave-girl, bondswoman, bondmaid, bondman, and so on, and many kinds of insults and offences in current language, disposes the culture of the society to accept humiliation, discrimination, oppression, and coexistence with them; while the freedom of language from these flattery-oriented or discriminatory and humiliating vocabulary, and people's insistence on avoiding them increase the capacity of linguistic justice development, and consequently will increase just behavior and social justice development.
Antony adds that Caesar is welcome to retaliate by punishing 'Hiparchus, my enfranched Bondman, whom / He may at pleasure whip, or hang, or torture' (TLN 2329-30).
Wordsworth feels the weight 'of chance desires' and longs for a repose 'that ever is the same' and ends the Ode with a plea to be given the spirit of self-sacrifice: The confidence of reason give; And in the light of truth thy Bondman let me live.