The African Repository, Volume 11

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American colonization society., 1835 - African Americans

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Page 337 - Within thy hearing, or thy head be now Pillowed in some deep dungeon's earless den; O miserable Chieftain! where and when Wilt thou find patience! Yet die not; do thou Wear rather in thy bonds a cheerful brow: Though fallen thyself, never to rise again, Live, and take comfort. Thou hast left behind Powers that will work for thee; air, earth, and skies; There's not a breathing of the common wind That will forget thee; thou hast great allies; Thy friends are exultations, agonies, And love, and man's...
Page 277 - Who hath woe ? who hath sorrow ? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes ? They that tarry long at the wine ; they that go to seek mixed wine.
Page 150 - The object to which its attention is to be exclusively directed, is to promote and execute a plan for colonizing (with their consent) the free people of color residing in our country in Africa, or such other place as Congress shall deem most expedient. And the Society shall act to effect this object in co-operation with the general government and such of the States as may adopt regulations on the subject.
Page 288 - Indies, who had originally come from Africa, having been brought under the influence of religious instruction, became singularly valuable to his owner, on account of his integrity and general good conduct.
Page 21 - The Colonization Society shall, from time to time, make such rules as they may think fit for the government of the settlement, until they shall withdraw their Agents and leave the settlers to the government of themselves.
Page 234 - ... his friends, his distant home, and his blighted expectations. It was a period of darkness, and distress, and sorrow to him; but his natural cheerfulness soon regained its ascendency over his mind, and freely forgiving all his enemies, he resigned himself into the hands of his Maker, and derived considerable benefit from the consolations of religion.
Page 288 - He took him to his own habitation, and laid him upon his own bed : he fed him at his own table, and gave him drink out of his own cup : when he was cold, he carried him into the sunshine ; and when he was hot, he placed him under the shade of the cocoa-nut trees.
Page 271 - And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off ; for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.
Page 302 - Resolved, That we deeply regret the proceedings of the abolitionists, and anti-slavery societies in the free States, and the consequent excitement produced thereby in the slave states; that we, as a Conference, disclaim all connection and co-operation with, or belief in the same; and that we hereby recommend to our junior preachers, local brethren, and private members within our bounds, to abstain from any connection with them, or participation...
Page 21 - The common law, as in force and modified in the United States, and applicable to the situation of the People, shall be in force in the settlement.

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