Of Human Bondage

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  • Canada, he believed, should stand four square against the whole system of human bondage. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919, by Various
  • War has struck off the chains of human bondage. Cited from The American Missionary, Vol. 42, No. 6, June, 1888, by Various
  • The extinction of human bondage, more perhaps than any other one event, has emphasized the progress of the century about to close. Cited from Woman and the Republic, by Helen Kendrick Johnson
  • The northern people were ripe for decisive action against the extension, at least, of human bondage. Cited from Nation in a Nutshell, by George Makepeace Towle
  • The inexpressible conditions of human bondage of many young girls and women in our cities demand fearless and uncompromising warfare. Cited from One Day, by Anonymous
  • Of Human Bondage is considered to have many autobiographical elements.
  • He knew the evils of human bondage at first hand and his shrewd common-sense told him that there was no room on the northern continent for two rival nations. Cited from The Story of Mankind, by Hendrik van Loon
  • Let me describe one or two of the scenes I witnessed in New Orleans, that opened our eyes to the true nature of human bondage. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 69, July, 1863, by Various
  • Maugham returned to England from his ambulance unit duties to promote Of Human Bondage.
  • It seems to have devolved upon them to test whether a government established on the principles of human freedom can be maintained against an effort to build one upon the exclusive foundation of human bondage. Cited from Abraham Lincoln and the Union, Nath'l W Stephenson
  • Of Human Bondage is, probably, the most vivid instance of the Maugham inclination towards arts.
  • One of their conventions, held at Philadelphia in 1833, passed a resolution calling on all women to leave those churches that would not condemn every form of human bondage. Cited from History of the United States, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
  • Koss was the drummer for Malefaction and is currently in the black metal band Of Human Bondage.
  • Prisoners of war were condemned to servitude; and, altogether, the feeling on the subject of human bondage appears to have been both less and more fastidious than it afterward became. Cited from U.S. History, V1, by Julian Hawthorne
  • He proofread Of Human Bondage at a location near Dunkirk during a lull in his ambulance duties.
  • It was about the Revolutionary epoch, that is, the last quarter of the eighteenth century, when the conscience of men began to be active on the subject of human bondage. Cited from Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century, by Various
  • Douglas hoped that the formula of "popular sovereignty" would ease national tensions over the issue of human bondage and that he would not have to take a side on the issue.
  • Such being Carlyle's view of human rights, it is not surprising that he has applauded the most gigantic effort in history to establish a government upon the system of human bondage. Cited from History of Rationalism, by John F. Hurst
  • Egyptian history tells us of human bondage; the patriarch Abraham, the founder of the Hebrew nation, owned and dealt in slaves. Cited from Slavery and Four Years of War, Vol. 1-2, by Joseph Warren Keifer
  • Such is the suppression of anti-slavery agitation given to the slaveholders by their northern friends -- such the strength imparted by the fugitive slave law to the system of human bondage. Cited from Autographs for Freedom, Volume 2 (of 2) (1854), by Various
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