No Abolition of Slavery

Or the Universal Empire of Love, A poem

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Author: James Boswell
Published: 1791
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,889 / 20 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 688
Added to site: 2007.01.16
mnybks.net#: 15815
Genre: Poetry
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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

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