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  • "When will it begin to act in an abolition sense, do you think?" Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 42, April, 1861, by Various
  • He had the same experience when the formation of an Abolition society was under consideration. Cited from William Lloyd Garrison, by Archibald H. Grimke
  • He thinks that such a debate can only lead to an abolition of these rules.
  • This book is written in the spirit and style of an Abolition tract. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 29, Mar, 1860
  • He was running an abolition newspaper which was offensive to the slave interests or the peace interests, if you want to call them that. Cited from Children of the Market Place, by Edgar Lee Masters
  • His very black hair he had thrown entirely off his forehead, and he is now reading an Abolition paper which had fallen into his hands. Cited from Aunt Phillis's Cabin, by Mary H. Eastman
  • Wilmington became an abolition city, and for once, at least, a prophet was not without honor in his own city. Cited from The Underground Railroad, by William Still
  • He did not agree with what had occurred, and made a strong notion towards an abolition of the strides.
  • Anti-slavery in an abolition sense, has been ever since battling against heavy odds, both in Church and State. Cited from The Underground Railroad, by William Still
  • I wish success to your endeavours for obtaining an abolition of the Slave Trade. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919, by Various
  • We got father as quickly as we could to Lawrence, which was an abolition stronghold, and where he was safe for the time being. Cited from An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody), by W. F. Cody
  • He was lifted to the platform and directed to imagine himself an Anti-Slavery leader and make an Abolition speech. Cited from The Abolitionists, by John F. Hume
  • The South had not for years labored to build up an Abolition party in the North, as England did. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. II, Jul, 1862. Number I, by Various
  • Since the 1990s, a number of conservative politicians has called for an abolition of this rule, but there seems to be no majority for such a change.
  • A hall in Philadelphia which had been desecrated by an abolition conference, was burned. Cited from Nation in a Nutshell, by George Makepeace Towle
  • A small but liberalized party have formed a scheme of emigration on the principles of an abolition of individual property. Cited from Biographia Epistolaris, Vol. 1, by Coleridge
  • Let there be a reform of your church, an abolition of tithes, and let each sect maintain its own pastor. Cited from The Olden Time Series, Vol. 6: Literary Curiosities, by Henry M. Brooks
  • One result of the military reform is by many hoped to be a reduction of the mandatory military service to six months, or even an abolition of military service.
  • In 1789 an Abolition Society was organized to secure enforcement of existing laws against the trade.
  • Should this take place, and the spirit of emigration once seize those people, perhaps an abolition of all duty might then come too late to stop, what it would now easily prevent. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 6, ed. by Lipscomb and Bergh
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