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" I have seen an overseer beat a servant with a cane about the head, till the blood has followed, for a fault that is not worth the speaking of; and yet he must have patience, or worse will follow. Truly, I have seen such cruelty there done to servants,... "
Six Months in the West Indies, in 1825 - Página 43
por Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1826 - 332 páginas
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - 1826
...they are beaten by the overseer; if they resist, their time is doubled. I have seen an overseer beat a servant with a cane about the head, till the blood...not think one Christian could have done to another." Of another race of men, we believe hardly a vestige remains, except in one or two of the islands, where...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volumen14

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1826
...they are beaten by the overseer ; if they resist, their time is doubled. I have seen an overseer beat a servant with a cane about the head, till the blood...not think one Christian could have done to another." Of another race of men, we believe hardly a vestige remains, except in one or two of the islands, where...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen38

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray IV, Sir William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1828
...have the worser lives, for they are put to very hard labour, ill-lodging, and their diet very slight. Truly I have seen such cruelty there done to servants,...not think one Christian could have done to another.' This had occasioned a plot for murdering the planters ; it was discovered ; and eighteen of the persons...
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Six Months in the West Indies, in 1825

Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1832 - 311 páginas
...they are beaten by the overseer ; if they resist, their time is doubled. I have seen an overseer beat a servant with a cane about the head till the blood...the time of the Long Parliament. Verily may we say — Tempora mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis. a tower twenty feet high a kind of provoking of Providence....
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The Quarterly review, Volumen38

1828
...have the worser lives, for they are put to very hard labour, ill-lodging, and their diet very slight. Truly I have seen such cruelty there done to servants,...not think one Christian could have done to another.' This had occasioned a plot for murdering the planters ; it was discovered ; and eighteen of the persons...
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Stark's History and Guide to Barbados and the Caribee Islands: Containing a ...

James Henry Stark - 1903 - 197 páginas
...are theirs but for five years according to the laws of the Island. Truly, I have seen such cruelty done to Servants, as I did not think one Christian could have done to another. Upon the arrival of any ship that brings servants to the Island, the Planters go aboard ; and having...
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Colonial Identity in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.) - 1989 - 290 páginas
...conditions scarcely fit for animals, and treated with "a great deal of severity." "Truly," wrote Ligón, "1 have seen such cruelty there done to Servants, as...not think one Christian could have done to another." "All are very badly treated," agreed a French visitor: "When they work the overseers, who act like...
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Imperatives, Behaviors, and Identities: Essays in Early American Cultural ...

Jack P. Greene, Jack Phillip Greene, Professor Jack P Greene - 1992 - 392 páginas
...conditions scarcely fit for animals, and treated with "a great deal of severity." "Truly," wrote Ligon, "I have seen such cruelty there done to Servants,...not think one Christian could have done to another." "All are very badly treated," agreed a French visitor. "When they work the overseers, who act like...
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The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800

Myra Jehlen, Michael Warner - 1997 - 1118 páginas
...they are beaten by the Overseer; if they resist, their time is doubled. I have seen an Overseer beat But, as discreeter and better natur'd men have come to rule there, the servants lives have been much...
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The Redneck Manifesto: How Hillbillies Hicks and White Trash Becames America ...

Jim Goad - 1998 - 272 páginas
..."privileged" white skin was brutally ripped open on plantation after plantation. "I have seen an Overseer beat a Servant with a cane about the head till the blood has followed," remarked an observer, "for a fault that is not worth speaking of, yet he must be patient, or worse...
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