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abolitionist
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War and Peace
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  • He had long been thinking of entering the army and would have done so had he not been hindered, first, by his membership of the Society of Freemasons to which he was bound by oath and which preached perpetual peace and the abolition of war, and secondly, by the fact that when he saw the great mass of Muscovites who had donned uniform and were talking patriotism, he somehow felt ashamed to take the step.

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  • Both Mr. and Mrs. Johnson took a deep and lively interest in our
    welfare. They proved themselves quite worthy of the name of abolitionists.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • People would call me a low-down Abolitionist and despise me for keeping mum—but that don’t make no difference.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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