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Review of the Statement of the Faculty of Lane Seminary in Relation to the Recent Difficulties in that Institution
			
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that they had committed no direct immorality, else a conscientious 

faculty would not have given them a regular dismission as members of 

the institution in good standing.  They violated no law of the institution.  

The society was in accordance with the usage of all protestant in-

stitutions.  The society was right in itself; it was founded in the 

noblest feelings of the human heart, and in opposition to one of 

the blackest sins that ever stained human character.  It was 

brought into existence by the call of degraded, weeping, bleeding, 

tortured and perishing humanity.  How could the humane 

heart resist such a call?  To it the young men responded.  

They opened the broad book of facts.  In this they saw that 

slavery had mingled her cup with every ingredient of sorrow.  

They saw the raging tide of oppression, red with the blood 

of the bodies and souls of men, sweeping over more than 

two millions of immortal beings.  They heard the wail of the 

dying and saw the mangled bodies of the dead!  The felt, 

they acted.  It was benevolent and well meant action, and as 

such claimed from the trustees, in their measures, mildness 

and forbearance.  But they could scarcely have inflicted


			
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John Rankin Papers

Review of the Statement of the Faculty of Lane Seminary in Relation to the Recent Difficulties in that Institution


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