It ought to be considered as a great point gained in favor of humanity, that a period of twenty years may terminate forever, within
these States, a traffic which has so long and so loudly upbraided the barbarism of modern policy; that within
that period, it will receive a considerable discouragement from the federal government, and may be totally abolished, by a concurrence of the few States which continue the unnatural traffic, in the prohibitory example which has been given by so great a majority of the Union.
There were many natives lolling in shady spots beside the conical huts or beneath the branches of the several trees which had been left standing within
And now as he read stanzas that caused the soul to thrill within
him, he lifted his eyes to the vast countenance beaming on him so benignantly.
Astor became proprietor of one half of the Indian establishments and goods which the Mackinaw Company had within
the territory of the Indian country in the United States, and it was understood that the whole was to be surrendered into his hands at the expiration of five years, on condition that the American Company would not trade within
the British dominions.
It was during one of my lonely journeyings, amid a far distant region of mountain locked within
mountain, and sad rivers and melancholy tarn writhing or sleeping within
all -- that I chanced upon a certain rivulet and island.
As I endeavored, during the brief minute of my original survey, to form some analysis of the meaning conveyed, there arose confusedly and paradoxically within
my mind, the ideas of vast mental power, of caution, of penuriousness, of avarice, of coolness, of malice, of blood thirstiness, of triumph, of merriment, of excessive terror, of intense - of supreme despair.
There was no light of any kind emanating from lamp or candle within
the suite of chambers.
The fact that the prisoners within
were securely chained led us to believe that surely there must be an avenue of escape from the terrible creatures which inhabited this unspeakable place.
I found myself in a small, circular chamber within
There was much excited gesticulating, pointing, and chattering; then several of the warriors approached and peered within
For I know right well they will not bide forever within
She approached him, saw his face, and something gave way within