Sparkling and bright in liquid light Does the wine our goblets gleam in; With hue as red as the rosy bed Which a bee would choose to dream in. Then fill to-night, with hearts as light To loves as gay and fleeting As bubbles that swim on the beakers brim And break on the lips while meeting.
The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell.3
Resolution adopted by the Antislavery Society, Jan. 27, 1843.
Note 1. Socrates said he was not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.Plutarch: On Banishment. Diogenes, when asked from what country he came, replied, I am a citizen of the world.Diogenes Laertius. My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.Thomas Paine: Rights of Man, chap. v. This famous motto of Garrisons appears in several different forms. On the first number of the Liberator in 1831, the my was changed to our. In the Prospectus of December 15, 1837, it read: Our country is the world; our countrymen are all mankind. [back]
Note 2. See Disraelis maiden speech, page 624. The time will come when you will hear me. [back]
Note 3. We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement.Isaiah xxviii. 15. [back]