Travels in Trinidad During the Months of February, March, and April, 1803: In a Series of Letters, Addressed to a Member of the Imperial Parliament of Great Britain (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Travels in Trinidad During the Months of February, March, and April, 1803: In a Series of Letters, Addressed to a Member of the Imperial Parliament of Great Britain

Should it be thought by any of my Readers, that, in reciting the amenities of which the Island of Trinidad; has been the theatre, I have indulged too freel'ythe I fnay, i trust, claim some ex cuse, when it is re'col'leetéd that I was myself the victim 'of oppression. 'i 'em nbt sure Whether I ought to apolo gis'e to 'my Reader's for such language; the hatred which 'a faith-h o'mv Btu'roiv must 'ever hear towards a system of tyranny, will, if he have occasion to treat the Subjeét at all, give pornt and 'energ'y to his language. The times hi w'hréh We live demand an explicit avowal of our sentiments; and to be the spectator ofa line of conduct 'oh the part 'df a Brstish Governor, wh'ich'would 'have fidis'gt'aéed the Tyrant'of the Continent, without marking it hy'expressions of my must perfect hatred, was, with Ime.

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