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" ... preferring instant destruction by their jaws, to the imaginary horrors of a lingering slavery. " That, among the enormous breakers and surfs which roll on the shores of your petitioners, numbers of English boats are destroyed, the crews of which usually... "
The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer - Page 35
edited by - 1792
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 10

James Anderson - Scotland - 1792
...your petitioners are supplied with large quantities of their most ' favourite food — human flefh. u That your petitioners are sustained, not only by the...the enormous breakers and surfs which roll on the mores of your petitioners, numbers of Englifh . boats are destroyed, the -crews of which .usually fall...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volume 4

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1811
...your petitioners are sustained, not only by the carcasses of those who have fallen by distempers, bi^t are frequently gratified with rich repasts from the...the enormous breakers and surfs which roll on the shores of your petitioners, numbers of English boats are destroyed, the crews of which usually fall...
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The year book of daily recreation and information

William Hone - 1832
...quantities of their most favorite food — human flesh. " That your petitioners arenot only sustained, by the carcases of those who have fallen by distempers,...negroes, who voluntarily plunge into the abodes of your petioners, preferring instant destruction by their jaws, to the imaginary horrors of a lingering slavery....
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1859 - 2 pages
...fevorite food— human flesh. " That your petitioners arenot only sustained, by the carcases of those wrm have fallen by distempers, but are frequently gratified...negroes, who voluntarily plunge into the abodes of your petioners, preferring instant destruction by their jaws, to the imaginary horrors of a lingering slavery....
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Republic of Debtors

Bruce H Mann - Business & Economics - 2002 - 344 pages
...British trade in slaves. The sharks hovered around the slave ships, "these floating dungeons," and were "frequently gratified with rich repasts from the bodies...to the imaginary horrors of a lingering slavery." They expressed their "utmost indignation" that some voices were calling for abolition of the trade,...
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