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    Consenting to slavery is a sacrilegious breach of trust, as offensive in the sight of God as it is derogatory from our own honor or interest of happiness

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The air of England has long been too pure for a slave, and every
man is free who breathes read more

The air of England has long been too pure for a slave, and every
man is free who breathes it.

by Sir James Mansfield Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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Base is the slave that pays.

Base is the slave that pays.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves,
While the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls read more

And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves,
While the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls its waves.

by Robert Treat Paine Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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Cotton is king; or slavery in the Light of Political Economy.

Cotton is king; or slavery in the Light of Political Economy.

by David Christy Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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Foreign slaves, as soon as they come within the limits of Gaul,
that moment they are free.
[Lat., read more

Foreign slaves, as soon as they come within the limits of Gaul,
that moment they are free.
[Lat., Servi peregrini, ut primum Galliae fines penetraverint
eodem momento liberi sunt.]

by Jean Bodinus (bodin) Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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He is sometimes slave who should be master; and sometimes master
who should be slave.
[Lat., Fit in read more

He is sometimes slave who should be master; and sometimes master
who should be slave.
[Lat., Fit in dominatu servitus, in servitute dominatus.]

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For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.

For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.

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Better to starve free than be a fat slave

Better to starve free than be a fat slave

by Aesop Found in: Slavery Quotes,
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Excessive liberty leads both nations and individuals into
excessive slavery.
[Lat., Nimia libertas et populis et privatis in read more

Excessive liberty leads both nations and individuals into
excessive slavery.
[Lat., Nimia libertas et populis et privatis in nimiam servitutem
cadit.]

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