Tracts Relative to the Aborigines

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Page 8 - Hast thou not procured this unto thyself, in that thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God, when he led thee by the way...
Page 19 - ... go down to the sea in ships and do their business on the great waters...
Page 1 - A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
Page 7 - So that a man shall say. Verily there is a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.
Page 1 - t appointed to consider what Measures ought to be adopted with regard to the NATIVE INHABITANTS of Countries where BRITISH SETTLEMENTS are made, and to the neighbouring Tribes, in order to secure to them the due observance of Justice and the protection of their Rights ; to promote the spread of Civilization among them, and to lead them to the peaceful and voluntary reception of the Christian Religion...
Page 3 - It might be presumed that the native inhabitants of any land have an incontrovertible right to their own soil : a plain and sacred right, however, which seems not to have been understood.
Page 24 - I would submit, therefore, that it is necessary, from the moment the Aborigines of this country are declared British subjects, they should, as far as possible, be taught that the British laws are to supersede their own...
Page 16 - Scriptures, they may learn, that in the beginning he made of one blood all nations of men, to dwell upon all the face of the earth ; and, that we all descended of one father and mother.
Page 58 - He who has made Great Britain what she is, will inquire at our hands how we have employed the influence He has lent to us in our dealings with the untutored and defenceless savage...
Page 2 - It is not too much to say, that the intercourse of Europeans in general, without any exception in favour of the subjects of Great Britain, has been, unless when attended by missionary exertions, a source of many calamities to uncivilized nations.

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