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a male bound to serve without wages

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a male slave

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578) Now, Douglass conceded that the Founders might have "introduced a clause" into the Constitution "for the purpose to return the bondman," but such a clause "transcended their authority," because no one had the right to make anyone else a slave.
The idea of treating a Hebrew bondman well is rooted in the utter rejection of everything associated with Egypt, referred to as beit avadim, a "house of slavery," when the Israelites are told to recall their experiences there.
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.
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.
He told her that he planned to flee to Canada, which for many slaves and fugitive slaves symbolized the "only real Canaan of the American bondman.
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.
While evoking the Roman status of bondman in the classical world, this also suggests that messengers, however gentlemanly and semi-ambassadorial, are the bondmen of the powerful, liable to suffer at the hands of their master's angry enemies, and thus be transformed into messages themselves.
The confidence of reason give; And in the light of truth thy Bondman let me live.
If he mislike, My speech, and what is done, tell him he has Hiparchus, my enfranched Bondman, whom He may at pleasure whip, or hang, or torture, As he shall like to quit me.
180, 273 Beatrice di Tenda Lowerre 95, 169, 185, 215 Belisario Lowerre 65, 219, 271 The Belle of New York Lowerre 272 The Bohemian Girl Tawa 40, 67; Lowerre 8, 10, 45, 51, 254, 265, 269, 285 The Bondman Lowerre 220 Les brigands
the grand captain (133-34): Barnes, The Devil's Charter (1606); Massinger, The Bondman (1623); Shirley, The Traitor (1631).
Standing there, identified with the American bondman, making his wrongs mine, I do not hesitate to declare, with all my soul, that the character and conduct of this nation never looked blacker to me than on this Fourth of July
let him feel that at every step he takes, in pursuit of the flying bondman, he is running the frightful risk of having his hot brains dashed out by an invisible agency.