Usage examples for Slaves

  1. They wanted to know if I didn't see how just the sight of you was like an electric shock all over that crowd of slaves." – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  2. Thereafter, if they did not return, their slaves would be regarded by that Government as free. – Abraham Lincoln and the Union A Chronicle of the Embattled North, Volume 29 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Nathaniel W. Stephenson
  3. While the Huns lost no time in getting away from there, they took care to carry off their captured women slaves. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  4. " But these Negros, it is further urged, were born slaves. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I by Thomas Clarkson
  5. Were you connected with the rising of the slaves? – The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  6. They are Aryks; they have much less people than the Murhapas, and are our slaves. – The Land of Mystery by Edward S. Ellis
  7. But they don't like our slaves, because they have none themselves." – Slavery and the Constitution by William Ingersoll Bowditch
  8. No slaves run away from Marster. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  9. But he is the most obedient and happy of slaves. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  10. Between 1455 and 1492 little mention is made of slaves in the trade with Africa. – The Negro by W.E.B. Du Bois
  11. " Murad is a mighty prince, and all the people here are his slaves and have to obey. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  12. I left the house with part of his slaves. – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  13. They carried off five hundred slaves, two hundred of which were women. – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  14. When the Greeks captured a town they carried off not only the provisions and riches it contained, but also many of its inhabitants, whom they sold as slaves, according to the custom of the time, or kept as slaves in their own service. – The Story of Troy by Michael Clarke
  15. Before slavery sank slowly out of sight under the new climate of Christianity, it may or may not be true that slaves were in some sense bred like cattle, valued as a promising stock for labour. – Eugenics and Other Evils by G. K. Chesterton
  16. Euphrosyne, if your grandfather had not been the kind master you suppose him- if he had been one of the cruel whites you spoke of just now, if his own slaves had always hated him, and- Do stop! – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  17. Every year, out of five hundred thousand or more slaves, at least half the number perished.. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  18. Once every important man felt that a certain number of slaves must be murdered at his funeral. – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  19. But, on the other hand, this warning may look towards the masters also; and probably the same double reference is also to be discerned in the closing words to the slaves, " and there is no respect of persons." – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren