cruel bondage

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  • They soon discovered the cruel bondage in which they were involved. Cited from Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • Ah, poor child, the freedom he offers would be a more cruel bondage than slavery itself! Cited from Stage Confidences, by Clara Morris
  • He is no true deliverer for us who cannot break the cruel bondage of our cares. Cited from The Teaching of Jesus, by George Jackson
  • Is not such a cruel bondage certain to affect both health and temper? Cited from Emile, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Your wife, whom you have so long held in cruel bondage through her fears for her son, has at last shaken off that chain. Cited from Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Vol. 17 New Series, No. 438, May 22, 1852
  • Are your consciences so important that you would put the world in cruel bondage rather than violate your own little personal ideas of what is moral? Cited from Uncle Sam's Boys with Pershing's Troops, by H. Irving Hancock
  • I went on talking, not realizing that I was all the time forging a chain that should hold me in cruel bondage. Cited from Weapons of Mystery, by Joseph Hocking
  • The negro's hour came with his emancipation from cruel bondage. Cited from Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2), by Ida Husted Harper
  • They then prostrated themselves before the altar, and all present joined them in giving thanks to God for their liberation from this cruel bondage. Cited from Conquest of Granada, by Washington Irving
  • And who are these that hold their fellow-creatures in such cruel bondage, starving body, mind, and soul with such indifference and inhumanity? Cited from Step by Step; or Tidy's Way to Freedom
  • The people bloody war and cruel bondage saw On every side, and they at peace and free, And thought a power to save dwelt in that tower. Cited from The Dawn and the Day, by Henry Thayer Niles
  • Perchance he has destined us to deliver the children from the more cruel bondage of ignorance and idolatry. Cited from True Stories of History and Biography, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • All my hopes were centered in that sheet of parchment, to obtain which, I had endured seven years of cruel bondage. Cited from The Monctons: A Novel, Volume I, by Susanna Moodie
  • The Jews in Egypt, like the Moors in Spain, were victims of a cruel bondage. Cited from Ten Great Religions, by James Freeman Clarke
  • I lay down at night and rose up in the morning in fear and sorrow; and often wished that like poor Hetty I could escape from this cruel bondage and be at rest in the grave. Cited from The History of Mary Prince, by Mary Prince
  • The only way in which a werewolf can be liberated from this cruel bondage, is by stabbing him three times in the forehead with a knife. Cited from The Book of Were-Wolves, by Sabine Baring-Gould
  • It is pitiful, it is heart-aching, to see the vain but wild and earnest efforts made by the slaves of intemperance to get free from their cruel bondage. Cited from Cast Adrift, by T. S. Arthur
  • Surely, if you credited one half the truths that are told you concerning the helpless millions suffering in this cruel bondage, you at the north would not help to tighten the yoke. Cited from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs (AKA Linda Brent)
  • Did they seize the "opportunity" when their masters were engaged with a powerful foe, to break out in insurrection, and massacre those tyrants who had so long held them in the most cruel bondage? Cited from The Life of Phineas T. Barnum, by Joel Benton
  • These men are seized, without notice, and instantly carried before an officer, by whom they are generally hurried off into a cruel bondage, for the remainder of their days, and sometimes without time being allowed for a parting interview with their families. Cited from Autographs for Freedom, Volume 2 (of 2) (1854), by Various
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