It was an age in which the human intellect, newly emancipated
, had taken a more active and a wider range than for many centuries before.
I reminded the audience of the peril which surrounded this self- emancipated
young man at the North,--even in Mas- sachusetts, on the soil of the Pilgrim Fathers, among the descendants of revolutionary sires; and I ap- pealed to them, whether they would ever allow him to be carried back into slavery,--law or no law, con- stitution or no constitution.
Think what the word "Paris" means to the emancipated
intellect, to the political government, to the humanised morals, of the world; not to speak of the romance of its literature, the tradition of its manners, and the immortal fame of its women.
We have emancipated
them, but they remain slaves looking for their masters, all the same.
They express the aspiration of the first martyr of philosophy, that he would leave behind him many followers, accompanied by the not unnatural feeling that they would be fiercer and more inconsiderate in their words when emancipated
from his control.
I know this is an illusion; that these seeming men and women about me are indeed men and women,--men and women for ever, perfectly reasonable creatures, full of human desires and tender solicitude, emancipated
from instinct and the slaves of no fantastic Law,-- beings altogether different from the Beast Folk.
Age has emancipated
you; you no longer even stand in need of my consent.
In the meantime the captain addressed himself steadily to the business of his ship, scorning the holiday spirit and useless pursuits of his emancipated
messmates, and warning them, from time to time, not to wander away nor be out of hail.
slowly and with upturned eyes ejaculated the trio, as, letting go their hold, the emancipated
porker tumbled headlong among the Philistines, "El Emanu
She was not fast, nor emancipated
, nor crude, nor loud, and there wasn't in her, of necessity at least, a grain of the stuff of which the adventuress is made.
They are both specimens of the emancipated
young American girl--practical, positive, passionless, subtle, and knowing, as you please, either too much or too little.
It was the cry of the prophet who already hears emancipated
humanity roaring and swarming; who beholds in the future, intelligence sapping faith, opinion dethroning belief, the world shaking off Rome.