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deformity : to behold favage man, let loofe from re足 ftraint, exercifing cruelties, of which the bare recital makes the heart recoil, and committing crimes which are hitherto unheard of in hiftory; teeming -all monftrous, all prodigious things, Abominable, unutterable, and worfe Than fables yet have feign'd, or fear conceiv'd! MILTON.

ALL therefore that I can hope and expect is, that my narrative, if it cannot delight, may at leaft inftruct. On the fober and confiderate, on thofe who are open to conviction, this affemblage of horrors will have its effect. It will expofe the lamentable ignorance of fome, and the monftrous wickednefs of others, among the reformers of the prefent day, who, urging onwards fchemes of per足 fection, and projects of amendment in the condition of human life, fafter than nature allows, are lighting up a confuming fire between the different claffes of mankind, which nothing but human blood can ex足 tinguifh. To tell fuch men that great and beneficial modifications in the eftablifhed orders of fociety, can only be effected by a progreffive improvement in the d 2 fituation

An historical survey of the french colony in the island of St. Domingo comprehending a short account  

Auteur. Edwards, B. / Ouvrage patrimonial de la Bibliothèque numérique Manioc. Service commun de la documentation, Université des Antilles e...

An historical survey of the french colony in the island of St. Domingo comprehending a short account  

Auteur. Edwards, B. / Ouvrage patrimonial de la Bibliothèque numérique Manioc. Service commun de la documentation, Université des Antilles e...

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