George William Curtis Quote

So vast has been the change in the claim and position of slavery! So entirely has it reversed the classic story, and the blind, begging Belisarius has become the imperial general! So proudly, in such long and dazzling and magnificent array, stands Xerxes at the fiery pass of war! And where is Leonidas? Where is liberty?


The Present Aspect of the Slavery Question (1859)

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So vast has been the change in the claim and position of slavery! So entirely has it reversed the classic story, and the blind, begging Belisarius...

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So vast has been the change in the claim and position of slavery! So entirely has it reversed the classic story, and the blind, begging Belisarius...

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So vast has been the change in the claim and position of slavery! So entirely has it reversed the classic story, and the blind, begging Belisarius...

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So vast has been the change in the claim and position of slavery! So entirely has it reversed the classic story, and the blind, begging Belisarius...