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Contact between other emancipist settlers and the natives or "blacks," as they are often called in the novel, ranges from Blackwood's harmonious relationship with them (he even has an Aboriginal wife and child), made possible thanks to his clever policy of give-and-take-"Ain't nothing in this world just for the taking, he said.
7) Catherine Carrall, a farmer of Wallis Plains, actually Catherine Sheridan the "wife" of the deceased Wallis Plains pioneer John Cahill would have answered the clerk's questions as an emancipist householder - with the brogue, Cahill became Carrall.
He also identified the potential for exploring how convicts and free persons demarcated themselves as distinct parts of society and how these differences were marked materially, as well as greater attention to emancipist life.
Another owner of this work was the prominent emancipist, Isaac Nichols, who advertised in July 1808 for the missing first volume of his set 'in good binding, gilt, and lettered; with a coat of arms on the inside of the cover, the motto, Dominie dirige nos'.
In addition to their penal character, charitable institutions attempted to impose a middle-class value system upon emancipist inmates.
Despite Kinchela's request to let the matter rest and release Gill, the Dublin emancipist was taken into custody to face charges of 'Shooting with Intent' to murder the son of the former Attorney General.
Yet when Howard, as Brett alleges, 'raided' the Australian Legend, he also diluted its historically emancipist, egalitarian--however exclusionary and misogynistic --meaning.
It was a private subscription society, created by the members and connections of the Clapham Sect in the 1790s (whose best remembered member was the emancipist William Wilberforce), dedicated to preaching Christianity to non-European peoples, and to educating them in literacy, agriculture and the like.
But many Islamic women, writing letters to the editor and commenting on national radio, notably the lawyer Randa AbdelFattah, argued that such assessments of Islam isolated women of the Islamic faith, itself an act of 'oppression' by the supposedly emancipist logic of anti-chador activists.
Oliver MacDonagh, The Emancipist Daniel O'Connell 1830-47 (London, 1989): 230.
To posit an implied author of emancipist convictions seems unavailing when Defoe himself repeatedly propagandized for the trade, and made Singleton's unlettered narrative the vehicle for numerous appeals to natural law (for example, 'the Law of Arms') of just the kind that were in use to justify the capture of slaves.
Yet even the emancipist Davies was mindful of the demands of middle-class respectability.