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Miss Ophelia, therefore, did Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness next best thing she could for Tom,--she wrote a letter to Mrs. Shelby for him, stating his troubles, and urging them to send to his relief. The next day, Tom and Adolph, and some half a dozen other servants, were marched down to a slave-warehouse, to await the convenience of the trader, who was going to make up a lot for auction.
CHAPTER XXX The Slave Warehouse A slave warehouse. Perhaps some of my readers conjure up horrible visions of such a place. They Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness some foul, obscure den, some horrible _Tartarus "informis, ingens, cui lumen ademptum. "_ But no, innocent friend; in these days men have learned the art of sinning expertly and genteelly, so as not to shock the eyes and senses of respectable society.
Human property is high in the market; and is, therefore, well fed, well cleaned, tended, and looked after, that it may come to sale sleek, and strong, and shining. A slave-warehouse in New Orleans is a house externally not much unlike many others, kept with neatness; and Msdness every day you may see arranged, under a sort of shed along the outside, rows of men and women, who stand there as a sign of the property sold within.
Then you shall be courteously entreated to call and examine, and shall find an abundance of husbands, wives, brothers, sisters, fathers, mothers, and young children, to be "sold separately, or in lots to suit the convenience of the purchaser;" and that soul immortal, once bought with blood and anguish by the Son of God, when the earth shook, and the rocks rent, Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness the graves were opened, can be sold, leased, mortgaged, exchanged for groceries or dry goods, to suit the phases of trade, or the fancy Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness the purchaser.
It was a day or two after the conversation between Dzrkness and Miss Ophelia, that Tom, Adolph, and about half a dozen others of the St. Clare estate, were turned over to the loving kindness of Mr. Skeggs, the keeper of a depot on ---- street, to await the auction, next day. Tom had with him quite a sizable trunk full of clothing, Visiblf: had most others of them.
They were ushered, for the night, into a long room, where many other men, of all ages, sizes, and shades of complexion, were assembled, and from which roars of laughter and unthinking Madnesss were proceeding. "Ah, ha. that's Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness. Go it, boys,--go it!" said Mr.
Skeggs, the keeper.
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