Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

No Abolition of Slavery

Or the Universal Empire of Love, A poem

Cover image for

Download


Author: James Boswell
Published: 1791
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,889 / 20 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 693
Added to site: 2007.01.16
mnybks.net#: 15815
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

ited in various scenes.

{17} The Angola blacks are the most ferocious. The author does not boast, like Abyssinian _Yakoob_, "of no ungracious figure": nor does he, like another _beau garçon_, Mr. Gibbon, prefix his pleasing countenance to captivate the ladies.

TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES:

All original spellings and punctuation have been retained, except as noted.

Title page: "By James Boswell, Esq." is handwritten below "P O E M."

Erratum: the change of "mighty" to "magick" has been made.

Line 9: "Thurlow" is handwritten above "T----".

Line 12, footnote 2: "Sedet eternumqre sedebit" corrected to "Sedet eternumque sedebit".

Line 27: There is no footnote marker in the original text for footnote 5.

Line 35: "Brown" is handwritten above "B----".

Line 100: The line numbering is inconsistent.

Line 109: "magick" substituted for "mighty" as specified in the erratum notice.

A press cutting from _The Athenæum_ of 4

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Debra Salonen
Former award-winning newspaper journalist and bestselling author, Debra Salonen is back with the fun and very romantic Black Hills Rendezvous series. Today she answers our questions on how she chooses names for her characters, what made her pick a sperm donor as lead character for Black Hills Baby and whether she thinks love conquers all.
Read full interview...