Sentence Examples

  • Particularly notable was his opposition to the compromises in regard to slavery and the slave-trade.
  • The slave-trade is still alive in this district, and an overland route for slaves is believed to have been established through eastern Bassa to the Benue.
  • The slave-trade was immediately abolished, and the slave-market which was held at Bauchi, as in all Fula centres, was closed.
  • A Gothic monument commemorates Thomas Clarkson (1760-1846), a powerful opponent of the slave-trade, and a native of the town.
  • He returned more resolved than ever to do his utmost to rouse the civilized world to put down the desolating slave-trade.