Uncle Tom's Cabin
Uncle Tom's Cabin
by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin Quotes

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Slavery Quotes

"I would rather not sell him," said Mr. Shelby, thoughtfully; "the fact is, sir, I'm a humane man, and I hate to take the boy from his mother, sir." "O, you do? – La! yes – something o...

Race Quotes

"I would rather not sell him," said Mr. Shelby, thoughtfully; "the fact is, sir, I'm a humane man, and I hate to take the boy from his mother, sir." "O, you do? – La! Yes – something o...

Religion Quotes

"What are you going to do? O, George, don't do anything wicked; if you only trust in God, and try to do right, he'll deliver you." "I an't a Christian like you, Eliza; my heart's full of bitternes...

Women and Femininity Quotes

Mrs. Shelby was a woman of high class, both intellectually and morally. To that natural magnanimity and generosity of mind which one often marks as characteristic of the women of Kentucky, she adde...

Love Quotes

But stronger than all was maternal love, wrought into a paroxysm of frenzy by the near approach of a fearful danger. Her boy was old enough to have walked by her side, and, in an indifferent case,...

Suffering Quotes

"I have been careful, and I have been patient, but it's growing worse and worse; flesh and blood can't bear it any longer; – every chance he can get to insult and torment me, he takes. I thou...

Violence Quotes

"You know poor little Carlo, that you gave me," added George; "the creature has been about all the comfort that I've had. He has slept with me nights, and followed me around days, and kind o' looke...

Contrasting Regions Quotes

Perhaps the mildest form of the system of slavery is to be seen in the State of Kentucky. The general prevalence of agricultural pursuits of a quiet and gradual nature, not requiring those periodic...

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