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Poetry: Universal Emancipation

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Parent Issue
Day
2
Month
June
Year
1845
Copyright
Public Domain
Additional Text

Excerpted from William Lloyd Garrison's poem "Universal Emancipation," first published in the January 1, 1831 issue of the antislavery newspaper The Liberator.

Poem
OCR Text

{Lƒ" Garri8on is not oniy rt wriler o( iei powir of invective, btit is niso a poe; ol' come tiicrit. llore are tvvu sümzas írom. a poem ol lúe eiUiiHfl U:lVERSALEMANCiPATION. Thougl) tlisíant be the huur, 3 et come it mus! - Olí! basten it, in-nierey, rigíiteoiis Heaycn! When Afric's sons, iipriÉing frn;n tlic dtist, Shaíl ftnr.d ercci - tiieir gallina feltt-r'j riven; WliPii frnm his tiirone Oppression slml! Intimen, An exiled inoueter, powerless throuvh n!l timp; When freedom - gloriüiis frecdotn, bliuü hr gwen Tó fiverv race, complexión, enste, BiitjcÜmc.