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The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin, Volume 1

Being the Conclusion of the Littlepage Manuscripts

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Published: 1846
Language: English
Wordcount: 99,522 / 285 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 642
Added to site: 2010.02.08 26598

Also published under the title "Ravensnest."

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As democrats we protest most solemnly against such bare-faced frauds, such palpable cupidity and covetousness being termed anything but what they are. If they come of any party at all, it is the party of the devil. Democracy is a lofty and noble sentiment. It does not rob the poor to make the rich richer, nor the rich to favour the poor. It is just, and treats all men alike. It does not "impair the obligations of contracts." It is not the friend of a canting legislation, but, meaning right, dare act directly. There is no greater delusion than to suppose that true democracy has anything in common with injustice or roguery.

Nor is it an apology for anti-rentism, in any of its aspects, to say that leasehold tenures are inexpedient. The most expedient thing in existence is to do right. Were there no other objection to this anti-rent movement than its corrupting influence, that alone should set every wise man in the community firmly against it. We have seen too much of this earth, to be



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