Thomas Day (writer)

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I never thought I had a right to sacrifice another being to my own good or pleasure; but whatever else ensued you would be placed in circumstances infinitely more favourable to happiness than before.

Thomas Day (22 June 174828 September 1789) was a British author and abolitionist. He is best known for writing the book The History of Sandford and Merton which emphasized Rousseauvian educational ideals.


If there be an object truly ridiculous in nature, it is an American patriot, signing resolutions of independency with the one hand, and with the other brandishing a whip over his affrighted slaves.

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