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abolitionist
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • It’s a beautiful Utopian dream of the abolition of war, diplomacy, banks, and so on—something after the fashion of socialism, indeed.
  • He had unmistakably been, at some time, in good and fashionable society, had once had good connections, had possibly preserved them indeed, but, after a gay youth, becoming gradually impoverished on the abolition of serfdom, he had sunk into the position of a poor relation of the best class, wandering from one good old friend to another and received by them for his companionable and accommodating disposition and as being, after all, a gentleman who could be asked to sit down with any…

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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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