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" I admire the truthfulness and candor of the greater portion of the witnesses who have testified in this case) — had I so interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, the so-called great, or in behalf of any of their friends, either... "
America: The Origin of Her Present Conflict - Page 99
by James William Massie - 1864 - 472 pages
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L.M. Alcott: Signature of Reform

Louisa May Alcott - History - 2002 - 226 pages
.... . . Had I interfered in the matter which I admit, and which I admit has been fairly proved . . . had I so interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, or the so-called great . . . and suffered and sacrif1ced, what I have in this interference, it would...
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Nine Women: Portraits from the American Radical Tradition

Judith Nies - History - 2002 - 342 pages
...dream and she completely understood John Brown's words of explanation at his trial: Had I so intervened in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, the so-called great . . . and suffered and sacrificed what I have in this [act], it would have been all right. ... I believe...
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Ripples of Hope: Great American Civil Rights Speeches

Josh Gottheimer - History - 2003 - 502 pages
...admire the truthfulness and candor of the greater portion of the wimesses who have testified in this case — had I so interfered in behalf of the rich,...any of that class, and suffered and sacrificed what 1 have in this interference, it would have been all right. Every man in this Court would have deemed...
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The People Speak: American Voices, Some Famous, Some Little Known

Howard Zinn - History - 2009 - 96 pages
...rich, the powerful, the intelligent, the so-called great, or in behalf of any of their friends ... or father, mother, brother, sister, wife or children,...in this interference, it would have been all right. Every man in this court would have deemed it an act worthy of reward rather than punishment. This court...
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The People Speak: American Voices, Some Famous, Some Little Known

Howard Zinn - History - 2009 - 96 pages
...addresses the court that ordered his hanging. JOHN BROWN Had I interfered in the manner, which I admit, had I so interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful,...so-called great, or in behalf of any of their friends ... or father, mother, brother, sister, wife or children, or any of that class, and suffered and sacrificed...
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Freedom: A History of US

Joy Hakim - History - 2003 - 406 pages
...everything but ...a design on my part to free slaves. . . . Had I interfered in the manner I admit ... in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, the so-called great . . . every man in this court would have deemed it an act worthy of reward rather than punishment....
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The Time of Slavery

Elizabeth Sirimarco - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 114 pages
...admire the truthfulness and candor of the greater portion of the witnesses who have testified in this case), — had I so interfered in behalf of the rich,...of any of their friends— either father, mother, sister, wife, or children, or any of that classend suffered and sacrificed what I have in this interference,...
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Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

David Brion Davis - Social Science - 2006 - 464 pages
...his trial Brown claimed to have acted under the "higher law" of the New Testament. He insisted that had I so interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful,...so-called great, or in behalf of any of their friends . . . and suffered and sacrificed what I have in this interference, it would have been all right; and...
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The Negro in Our History [Facsimile Edition]

Carter G. Woodson - Social Science - 2008 - 412 pages
...admire the truthfulness and candor of the greater portion of the witnesses who have testified in thia case| — had I so interfered in behalf of the rich,...behalf of any of their friends, either father, mother, sister, brother, or wife, or children, or any of that elass, and suffered and sacrificed what I have...
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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - Political Science - 2008 - 237 pages
...him. What magnanimity, and what innocent pleading, as of childhood! You remember his words: "If I had interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, the so-called great, or any of their friends, parents, wives or children, it would all have been right. But I believe that...
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