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" Jove fixed it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. "
A History of the Valley of Virginia - Page 125
by Samuel Kercheval, Charles James Faulkner - 1833 - 486 lehte
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James Stamford Caldwell - 1843 - 351 lehte
...lonely wood; His eye how piercing, and his scent how true, To winde the vapour in the tainted dew!— The dog, whom Fate had granted to behold His lord, when twenty tedious years had rol1'd, Takes a last look, and, having seen him, dies. — So clos'd, for ever, faithful Argus' eyes....
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The Legion of Liberty!: And Force of Truth, Containing the Thoughts, Words ...

Julius Rubens Ames, Benjamin Lundy - 1843 - 368 lehte
...land behold, No fiends torment, no Christians thirst for gold. Essay on Man. God fixed it certain, that, whatever day Makes man a slave takes half his worth away. Homers OJyssty. JOSEPH ADDISON. O Liberty, thou goddess heavenly bright, Profuse of bliss, and pregnant...
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Proceedings, 38. köide

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1884
...Yet (all he could) his tail, his ears, his eyes, Salute his master and confess his joys. • * * * * The dog whom Fate had granted to behold His lord, when twenty tedious years had rolled, Takes a last look, and having seen him, dies; So closed for ever faithful Argus' eyes. Not...
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An Inquiry Into the Scriptural Views of Slavery

Albert Barnes - 1846 - 384 lehte
...between a freeman and a slave. And this was much. Long ago it was said, by Homer, " Jove fixed it certain that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away." A slave, or a subject of oppression of any kind, is never worth half as much as a freeman. A man under...
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Specimens of the Poets and Poetry of Greece and Rome

William Peter - 1847 - 530 lehte
...master gone, the servants what restrains? Or dwells Humanity where Riot reigus? Jove fix'd it certain that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his...herdsman strode before : The musing monarch pauses at tho door: The Dog, whom Fate had granted to behold His Lord, when twenty tedious years had roll'd,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, 34. köide

1849
...continually overawes and beats down his genius ; for, according to Homer, 1 JOVE fixed it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away.' 1 Thus, we are told, the cases in which dwarfs are kept not only prevent the future growth of those...
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Orations and Speeches [1845-1850], 1. köide

Charles Sumner - 1850
...says l'e " cannot thick tha' purchasing slaves is either cruel or unnatural." Jove filed it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave takes half his worth away. In later days it prevailed extensively in Greece, whose haughty people deemed themselves justified...
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Mount Athos, Thessaly, and Epirus: A Diary of a Journey from Constantinople ...

Sir George Ferguson Bowen - 1852 - 253 lehte
...apiT^Q airoaivvrai ivpvoira avepof, ivr' iiv ljiiv Kara Sov\iov ftpap eXpffiv7. "Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away." All the vices which tyranny generates — the abject vices which it generates in those who submit to...
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The Odyssey of Homer

Homer - 1853 - 377 lehte
...master gone, the servants what restrains? Or dwells humanity where riot reigns ? Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away." 390 UYLSSES AND HI8 DOO. This said, the honest herdsman strode before : The musing monarch pauses at...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Inaugural addresses and messages. Replies ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1854
...Zcus Unueros, cut' an mill kata doulion ema elesin. Odd. 17, 323. VOL. VIIL 25 Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. But the slaves of which Homer speaks were whites. Notwithstanding these considerations which must weaken...
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