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It was asserted that the system was only slavery under another name.

To be the slave of a husband was the worst of all slavery except self-slavery!

And certainly, when work is made detestable by slavery, there is no art.

"And so is your slavery," said Tetreius, and his eyes shone.

From Maine to Florida, gentlemen, the answer must be the same, slavery.

But so long as slavery is tolerated, no such peace can exist.

Governor Bernard threw his influence on the side of slavery.

Slavery is a hard lot, and many do account it worse than death.

Deprived of slavery, they are like wasps that have lost their stings.

Ours is a government of opinion, and slavery is interwoven with it.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, "severe toil, hard work, drudgery;" from slave (v.) + -ery. Meaning "state of servitude" is from 1570s; meaning "keeping or holding of slaves" is from 1728.

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