Adjectives for Slaves | Words to describe Slaves


How do you describe Slaves?

  • 1. And now," added Beebee, "go, good Jazr, and bring me my two favourite female slaves. 🔊
  • 2. I had been in the prison over three months; but he had other slaves who had not been there so long. 🔊
  • 3. Opposition to the restoration of fugitive slaves was spreading through the north and steadily strengthening. 🔊
  • 4. He received a licence to sell thirty slaves, but now few showed a disposition to buy, and where they did, came to haggle and cheapen. 🔊
  • 5. When the sovereigns yielded, they became mere slaves to the priests, the instruments of their passions, and the vile adorers of their power. 🔊
  • 6. The pirates had also above one hundred and fifty prisoners, and nigh five hundred slaves, many women and children. 🔊
  • 7. No prodding was needed to cause it to give the fullest protection to possessions in commerce, land and negro slaves; these were concrete property. 🔊
  • 8. For years he has labored to prove it a sacred right of white men to take negro slaves into the new Territories. 🔊
  • 9. It is true that money will replace the poor slaves as you use them up, and if occasion requires it they must, alas! be used up. 🔊
  • 10. There are believed to be at present in Cuba about one hundred and forty thousand male and about sixty thousand female slaves. 🔊
  • 11. They did not believe him; they believed only that the blacks were their born slaves, fit for the whip, incapable of courage or honor or martyrdom. 🔊
  • 12. She had taken one of the three tortured slaves into high favor, and had established him as a physician at Larinum. 🔊
  • 13. In that situation he was enabled, during seven months, to assist no less than sixty-nine slaves to escape to Canada. 🔊
  • 14. When such women are wedded to frank, tender, protecting men, their lives are truly blessed; but they are willing slaves to the domestic tyrant. 🔊
  • 15. He was the owner of 60,000 acres of land spread over almost every county of Virginia, and he was the master of six hundred negro slaves. 🔊
  • 16. But for her children there were no companions except the young slaves of the plantation, and she dreaded the effect of such intercourse upon their lives and characters. 🔊
  • 17. I therefore thought it the more necessary to examine into the truth by putting to the torture two female slaves, who were said to be deaconesses among them. 🔊
  • 18. We waited some time, and the Bey had, it appeared to me, dispatched several slaves before his first Hanum appeared to receive me. 🔊
  • 19. In these parts hold; master of many slaves; As if you had not one at your command, You labor in their offices yourself. 🔊
  • 20. This was carried away in a litter by eight strong slaves, with the curtains drawn close, as if it had been a new purchase which he had added to his harem. 🔊
  • 21. Yet its inhabitants were to be sold as though they were African slaves, for the sole purpose of getting votes for the Liberal Government. 🔊
  • 22. Those who are no longer able to work must be excused, but those who have been receiving higher pay because they know some trade will, in that case, receive no more than ordinary slaves. 🔊
  • 23. Government land and then with the wealth derived from their thefts, bought negro slaves, set themselves up in the glamour of a patriarchal aristocracy and paraded a florid display of chivalry and honor. 🔊
  • 24. He found that in England no anti-slavery organization existed whose object was to aid fugitive slaves in obtaining an honourable subsistence in the land of their exile. 🔊
  • 25. Few merchants there were who did not deal in negro slaves, and few also were there who did not have a bonded laborer or two, whose labor they monopolized and whose career was their property for a long term of years. 🔊
  • 26. When she heard that Robert had called to see her she was going to receive him in the hall, as she would have done any of her former slaves, but her mind immediately changed when she saw him. 🔊
  • 27. It's all about slavery, and makes out that the people that own slaves are the wickedest people in the world. 🔊
  • 28. In a quarter of an hour the pacha, attended by Mustapha and the armed slaves as before, again set out upon their perambulations through the city of Cairo. 🔊
  • 29. On its being taken from him and examined, it proved to be an order from the Wahabee chief for an emerald palace and a number of beautiful female slaves in the blissful paradise of the Prophet. 🔊
  • 30. People of wealth and position had the hair and beard kept in order at home by their own slaves (section 150), and these slaves, if skillful barbers, brought high prices in the market. 🔊
  • 31. That meeting was most ably presided over by Mr. Brown, and the speeches made upon the occasion by fugitive slaves were of the most interesting and creditable description. 🔊
  • 32. Spain, always greedy for the main chance, never far-seeing in her relations with her American possessions, had urged the importation of male slaves in preference to females. 🔊
  • 33. There may be many slaves in Arabia who get enough to eat and have good clothing to wear, but they always remain slaves at the best, and are taught a false religion by their masters. 🔊
  • 34. Besides which building, there were consumed two hundred warehouses, and many slaves, who had hid themselves therein, with innumerable sacks of meal; the fire of which continued four weeks after it had begun. 🔊
  • 35. After a time, he was brought back to daylight, but only to toil among the other Christian slaves, to whom he was a model of patience, resignation, and kindness. 🔊
  • 36. The prisoners used to be "sold" for several years, to work out their punishment, just as if they were regular slaves; and now in the gaol they have all sorts of relics of past, queer customs. 🔊
  • 37. On the plantations there wasn't enough work to keep the negro slaves busy and it cost a lot to feed them. 🔊
  • 38. Kind of an Athenian Democracy on top, a hierarchy, but nineteen people out of twenty were slaves, and I mean real slaves, like animals. 🔊
  • 39. The Buccaneers, running to arms, discovered that three of their female slaves were lying dead in the wood, pierced with fourteen or fifteen flint-headed arrows. 🔊
  • 40. I found it empty and deserted; even the cattle had escaped somehow; and only two miserable slaves, suffering from ferentit (guinea-worm), and who were unable to move, remained behind. 🔊
  • 41. The nursery was in the cabin of Mammy Grace, which was situated a few steps from the family mansion, and was distinguished from the log-huts of the other slaves, by having brick walls and two rooms. 🔊
  • 42. There are 20,000 black slaves on the Isle of France, but they die so fast that, in order to keep up their number, 1,200 more have to be imported every year. 🔊
  • 43. But, sir, they complain of us that we make so much noise and confusion on the subject of fugitive slaves, when we are not affected by the vitiated public sentiment of the Northern States. 🔊
  • 44. They wanted quick blood, and lots of it, and turned to mass slaughter of Christians, runaway slaves, criminals and whoever else they could find to throw to the lions, crocodiles or whatever. 🔊
  • 45. From Leghorn he succeeded in obtaining a passage to New York, where he became reduced to a condition of extreme poverty, having for a bare pittance to work side by side in the fields with negro slaves. 🔊
  • 46. In the midst of his tortures one of them cried out, "Thou didst desire of our lord Sinan the murder of thy slaves, and now thou dost punish us for performing thy wishes.". 🔊
  • 47. Meanwhile, Mrs. Wentworth was very kind, if formal, to her, and the children, delighted to get rid of the former governess, whom they insisted in describing as an "old cat," were her devoted slaves. 🔊
  • 48. Jews from Jerusalem peddle pocket-books on our sidewalks, Chinamen are monoplizing our washing and ironing, while among laboring classes are thousands of Scandinavians, Bohemians, and other Slaves. 🔊
  • 49. Meanwhile the seven Queens lived luxuriously in a splendid palace, attended by hundreds of female slaves, and fed to their hearts' content on sweetmeats and confectionery. 🔊
  • 50. Was fearful of you; lest, like other slaves, As slaves go now, you should put tricks upon me, And baffle me, to favor my son's love. 🔊

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