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William Lloyd Garrison


William Lloyd Garrison famously wrote, "With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost."
  United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
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  • William Lloyd Garrison famously wrote, "With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost."
  • It was a great privilege to meet throughout England those who had known and honoured the late William Lloyd Garrison, the Hon. Frederick Douglass, and other abolitionists.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • Among the acquaintances and colleagues who march across the pages of his diary are Sam Adams (a kinsman), John Hancock, Washington, Jefferson, Franklin, Lafayette, John Jay, James Madison, James Monroe, John Marshall, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Hart Benton, John Tyler, John C. Calhoun, Daniel Webster, Lincoln, James Buchanan, William Lloyd Garrison, Andrew Johnson, Jefferson Davis and many others.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • In Boston, on January r, 1831, William Lloyd Garrison published the first issue of his antislavery newspaper, The Liberator.
    Ann Petry  --  Harriet Tubman

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  • In Boston, on October 21, 1835, William Lloyd Garrison, publisher of The Liberator, was rescued from a mob of some two thousand well-dressed, eminently respectable men who were intent on hanging him.
    Ann Petry  --  Harriet Tubman
  • The others had gone long before: Theodore Parker, Thomas Garrett, William H. Seward, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Colonel James Montgomery.
    Ann Petry  --  Harriet Tubman
  • Sanborn had told her something of its history, said that years ago a Quaker, a woman, had been hanged there and that a mob once tried to hang William Lloyd Garrison there.
    Ann Petry  --  Harriet Tubman
  • That night, thin, bespectacled William Lloyd Garrison wrote on the wall of his cell: "William Lloyd Garrison was put into this cell on Monday afternoon, October 21, 1835, to save him from the violence of a respectable and influential mob, who sought to destroy him for preaching the abominable and dangerous doctrine that all men are created equal, and that all oppression is odious in the sight of God."
    Ann Petry  --  Harriet Tubman
  • That night, thin, bespectacled William Lloyd Garrison wrote on the wall of his cell: "William Lloyd Garrison was put into this cell on Monday afternoon, October 21, 1835, to save him from the violence of a respectable and influential mob, who sought to destroy him for preaching the abominable and dangerous doctrine that all men are created equal, and that all oppression is odious in the sight of God."
    Ann Petry  --  Harriet Tubman
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