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An Appeal in Favor

An Appeal in Favor is written by Lydia Maria Child. This is precisely like our own conduct. We say the negroes are so ignorant that they must be slaves; and we insist upon keeping them ignorant, lest we spoil them for slaves. The same spirit that dictates this logic to the Arab, teaches it to the European and the American:--Call it what you please--it is certainly neither of heaven nor of earth.