I now understood what had been to me a most perplexing difficulty--to wit, the white man's power to enslave
the black man.
The rendering a people fit for war, that they may enslave
their inferiors ought not to be the care of the legislator; but that they may not themselves be reduced to slavery by others.
Thus, not all the charms of the incomparable Sophia; not all the dazzling brightness, and languishing softness of her eyes; the harmony of her voice, and of her person; not all her wit, good-humour, greatness of mind, or sweetness of disposition, had been able so absolutely to conquer and enslave
the heart of poor Jones, as this little incident of the muff.
But I want to view the matter, Thrasymachus, in a different way: You would not deny that a state may be unjust and may be unjustly attempting to enslave
other states, or may have already enslaved them, and may be holding many of them in subjection?
"This was all we ever had to do until the Golden Cap fell into the hands of the Wicked Witch of the West, who made us enslave
the Winkies, and afterward drive Oz himself out of the Land of the West.
He was a bad man and a powerful monarch, and he had resolved to destroy the Land of Oz and its magnificent Emerald City, to enslave
Princess Ozma and little Dorothy and all the Oz people, and recover his Magic Belt.
If Lagosians do not want to enslave
themselves tomorrow, Bola Tinubu would not have the kind of power he is holding that he can decide on who should be what and who should not be,' Ojikutu said.
For me to proclaim anyone emancipated requires me to own the authority to enslave
that person, which I reject.