Despotism increases in severity with the number of despots; the responsibility is more divided, and the claims are more numerous.
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I would have the Constitution torn in shreds and scattered to the four winds of heaven. Let us destroy the Constitution and build on its ruins the temple of liberty. I have brothers in slavery. I have seen chains placed on their limbs and beheld them captive.
When this boy was brought to Dr. Young, his name being William, the same as mine, my mother was ordered to change mine to something else. This, at the time, I thought to be one of the most cruel acts that could be committed upon my rights.
|Birth:||6th November, 1814|
|Death:||6th November, 1884|
|Profession:||Abolitionist, Historian, Novelist, Playwriter|
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