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" To this day, if I hear a distant scream, it recalls with painful vividness my feelings when, passing a house near Pernambuco, I heard the most pitiable moans, and could not but suspect that some poor slave was being tortured, yet knew that I was as powerless... "
Not By Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human Evolution - Стр. 283
авторы: Peter J. Richerson, Robert Boyd - 2008 - Страниц: 342
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The Romantic Conception of Life: Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe

Robert J. Richards - 2002 - Страниц: 587
...distant scream, it recalls with painful vividness my feelings, when passing a house near Fernambuco, I heard the most pitiable moans, and could not but...I was as powerless as a child even to remonstrate. ... It is argued that selfinterest will prevent excessive cruelty; as if self-interest protected our...
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Evolution and Ethics: Human Morality in Biological and Religious Perspective

Philip Clayton, Jeffrey Schloss - 2004 - Страниц: 339
...again visit a slave country. To this day, if I hear a distant scream, it recalls with vivid painrulness my feelings when, passing a house near Pernambuco,...was as powerless as a child even to remonstrate. And it ends, It makes one's blood boil, yet heart tremble, to think that Englishmen and our American descendants...
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The Victorians

A. N. Wilson - 2004 - Страниц: 724
...again visit a slave country. To this day, if I hear a distant scream, it recalls with painful vividness my feelings, when passing a house near Pernambuco,...I was as powerless as a child even to remonstrate . . . Near Rio de Janeiro I lived opposite to an old lady, who kept screws to crush the fingers of...
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Sea Wolf of the Confederacy: The Daring Civil War Raids of Naval Lt. Charles ...

David W. Shaw - 2004 - Страниц: 256
...again visit a slave country. To this day, if I hear a distant scream, it recalls with painful vividness my feelings, when passing a house near Pernambuco,...tortured, yet knew that I was as powerless as a child to even remonstrate. . . . Near Rio de Janeiro I lived opposite to an old lady, who kept screws to...
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My Hero: Extraordinary People on the Heroes Who Inspire Them

The My Hero Project - 2005 - Страниц: 256
...distant scream, it recalls with painful vividness my feelings, when passing a house near, I heard the pitiable moans, and could not but suspect that some poor slave was being tormented, yet knew that I was as powerless as a child to remonstrate." This sensitivity to the human...
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Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society

Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (Great Britain) - 1885 - Страниц: 524
...again visit a slave country. To this day, if I hear a distant scream, it recalls with painful vividness my feelings when, passing a house near Pernambuco,...as powerless as a child even to remonstrate"; and he adds, " it makes one's blood boil, yet heart tremble," to think what Englishmen and Americans have...
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Routledge's Every Boy's Annual

1882
...again visit a slave country. To this day, if I hear a distant scream, it recalls with painful vividness my feelings when, passing a house near Pernambuco,...I was as powerless as a child even to remonstrate. I suspected that these moans were from a tortured slave, for I was told that this was the case in another...
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