And it is true that servitude, except when it actually brutalises, though corrupting to both, is less so to the slaves than to the slave-masters.

Macaulay has justly observed, that "there is but one fault which a woman of honour may not commit with impunity." She then justly and humanely adds–"This has given rise to the trite and foolish observation, that the first fault against chastity in woman

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