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" that I should have lived to witness a day in which England is willing to give twenty millions sterling for the Abolition of Slavery. "
A synopsis of English history - Page 273
1869
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Familiar sketch of ... William Wilberforce

Joseph John Gurney - 1838
...delight in the prospect, now so near at hand, of the liberation of our colonial slaves. " O," said he, " that I should have lived to witness a day in which...twenty millions sterling for the abolition of slavery !" In compliance with the particular wish of the Lord Chancellor, and at the request of numerous peers...
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The Life of William Wilberforce, Volume 5

Robert Isaac Wilberforce, Samuel Wilberforce - 1838
...was willing to redeem itself from the national disgrace at any sacrifice. " Thank God," said he, " that I should have lived to witness a day in which...twenty millions sterling for the Abolition of Slavery." His state of health had latterly induced many of his friends to express their hope that he might be...
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The British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 23

1838
...disgrace, at any sacrifice. " Thank God," he exclaimed, " that I should " have lived to witness the day, in which England is willing to " give twenty millions sterling, for the abolition of slavery." It was, indeed, a glorious and animating Nunc dimittis, which he was then enabled to utter, after nearly...
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The Church of England Magazine, Volume 8

1840
...disgrace of slavery. " Thank God," he said, " that I should have lived to witness a day in which Kngland is willing to give twenty millions sterling for the abolition of slavery." In May 1833, Mr. Wilberforce went to Bath, having been advised to try the waters, in consequence of...
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The Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the venerable Church and ...

1843
...the abolition of slavery was read for the second time in the House of Commons. " Thank God (said he), that I should have lived to witness a day in which...twenty millions sterling for the abolition of slavery !" It was a merciful act of an ever merciful and gracious God thus to allow him to witness the consummation...
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The Englishwoman's magazine and Christian mother's miscellany [formerly The ...

Mary Milner
...price, from this national disgrace. " Thank God," he exclaimed, " that I have lived to see the day when England is willing to give twenty millions sterling for the Abolition of Slavery !" As the end of this aged Christian drew very near, his meetness for the inheritance of the saints...
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Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Baronet: With Selections from His ...

Charles Buxton - Abolitionists - 1848 - 510 pages
...leader expired on Monday the 2!Jth of July, having, shortly before his death, exclaimed with fervour, " Thank God that I should have lived to witness a day...twenty millions sterling for the abolition of slavery." The announcement of his death was received by the House of Commons, then in the midst of the discussion...
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Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, bart

Charles Buxton - 1855 - 614 pages
...leader expired on Monday the 29th of July, having, shortly before his death, exclaimed with fervour, " Thank God that I should have lived to witness a day...twenty millions sterling for the abolition of slavery." The announcement of his death was received by the House of Commons, then in the midst of the discussion...
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Biographical sketches of eminent Christians, Volume 1

1856
...intelligence he received. " Thank God," he said, " that I should have lived to witness a day in which P^ngland is willing to give twenty millions sterling for the abolition of slavery." " It is not only in the din and confusion of battle," Mr. Wilberforce said once at a Bible meeting,...
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The Slaves' Champion, Or, The Life, Deeds, and Historical Days of William ...

Henry M. Wheeler - Abolitionists - 1859 - 172 pages
...servant. Enter thou into the joy of thy Lord!" On hearing the result of the BUI—" Thank God," he said, " that I should have lived to witness a day in which England is willing to give 20,000,000 sterling for the abolition of slavery." Often has he been heard to say, " After I have done...
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