Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence

Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence

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"[...]who had been a kindly-treated slave, prepared to oppose to the last that system which he now considered worse than death. It is impossible, after so long a tax on your patience, to enter on a detailed narration of the conflict which ensued. The hour of trial served only to develop and ennoble the character of Toussaint, who rose, with misfortune, above the allurements of rank and wealth which were offered as the price of his submission; and the very ties of parental love he yielded to the loftier sentiment of patriotism. On the 2d of February, a division of Leclerc's army, commanded by General Rochambeau, an old planter, landed at Fort Dauphin, and ruthlessly murdered many of the inhabitants (freedmen) who, unarmed, had been[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 16.26mm | 494.41g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507679998
  • 9781507679999