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The Continental Monthly, Vol III, Issue VI, June, 1863

Devoted to Literature and National Policy

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1863
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,934 / 234 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.5
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 501
Added to site: 2006.09.02
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Genre: Periodical
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orces from beneath, the animal, selfish, devilish element of depraved human nature, which so long have held the race in bondage; and which, now that they see their victim slipping from their grasp, and rising beyond reach into the high region of unity, peace, and progress, are moving all the powers of darkness for one final and successful assault. Will it be successful? We cannot believe it.

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What is the cause of this wicked, heaven-defying, insane movement on the part of the South? The answer is written in flames of light along the sky, and in letters of blood upon the breadth of the land. Slavery first, slavery middle, and slavery last. Accursed slavery! firstborn of the evil one--the lust of dominion over others for one's own selfish purposes, in its naked, most shameless, and undisguised form. Dominion of man over man in other modes, such as absolute monarchy, aristocracy, feudalism, ecclesiastical rule--all these justify their exactions under the plea of the welfare of the subject,

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