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The Life of Charles Brockden Brown

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1815 Excerpt: ... employed, there was no bounds to the reasonable demands of the lord, Dut such as mere physical capacities established. The female slave was considered as performing her mere duty, in gratifying her master's appetites, and in bringing forth and nourishing those who will belong to him by the double title of father and master. Intercourse with the slave, was not considered as interfering with the rights of matrimony. No moral, nor ecclesiastical, nor legal cognizance was taken of such transactions. "In the ardour of pillage, the Carsol adventurer seldom distinguished between the infidel Turk and the schismatic Greek. The Greeks of the Turkish provinces were treated like oxen and sheep, as the properties of enemies, and in the slave markets of Carsol, a captive of one nation was generally disposed of on the same terms as one of the other. "Charles, the new master of Zelia, was regarded with so much tenderness by his captive, that she refused the liberty he offered her of returning to her family and country, and adopting the religion of Carsol, she was advanced to most of the privileges of a queen. The narrow escape which she had from the arms of the quondam, made her ever afterwards regard him with a kind of horror, at which his pride was mortally offended. "In this state of mind his reflections turned upon the circumstances of his birth. Insensibly he laid aside all the feelings and habits, which had made his present abode as dear to him as the place of his nativity. His religion had been adopted without reflection. That of his ancestors was too convenient to the purposes of his revenge, and he found no difficulty in secretly reverting to it. As he ruminated on his darling purpose, his mind gradually enlarged his views, and he began to think it...

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Hardback Editions

January 1999 : USA Library Binding
Title: Life Of Charles Brockden Brown (2 Volumes)
Author(s): William Dunlap
ISBN: 0-7812-0361-9 / 978-0-7812-0361-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Reprint Services Corp
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June 1977 : USA Hardback
Title: The Life of Charles Brockden Brown
Author(s): William Dunlap
ISBN: 0-403-08555-1 / 978-0-403-08555-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholarly Pr
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