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3.13.1: “On Being Brought from Africa to America”

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    (1773)

    ’Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land,
    Taught my benighted soul to understand
    That there’s a God, that there’s a Saviour too:
    Once I redemption neither sought nor knew.
    Some view our sable race with scornful eye,
    “Their colour is a diabolic die.”
    Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain,
    May be refin’d, and join th’ angelic train.


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