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The Bible is a revelation of the mind and will of God to men. Therein we may learn, what God is.
He will bring us all, rich and poor, white and black, to his judgment seat.
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For I've read in many a novel that, unless they've souls that grovel, Folks prefer in fact a hovel to your dreary marble halls.
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Jupiter Hammon was a black poet who in 1761 became the first African-American writer to be published in the present-day United States. Additional poems and sermons were also published. Born into slavery, Hammon was never emancipated.
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