Slavery in a sentence

Definition of Slavery

Covered in slaver; slobbery. | An institution or social practice of owning human beings as property, especially for use as forced laborers. | A condition of servitude endured by a slave.

Short Example Sentence for Slavery

  • 1. It did not touch the merits of slavery at all.
  • 2. Which of the two to choose, slavery or death?
  • 3. As we trudged along, a lively discussion of slavery ensued.
  • 4. It is indeed true that slavery is a political, a civil, and a commercial evil.
  • 5. To compass the abolition of slavery had been the passion of his life.
  • 6. Why did he not tell him that a nation founded upon slavery could not stand?
  • 7. We have drove popery out of the nation, and sent slavery to foreign climes.
  • 8. He proved that slavery among the Hebrews was a divine institution.
  • 9. His earlier poems were largely on the slavery question in America.

How to use Slavery in a Sentence?

  • 1. We dare not, therefore, withhold our testimony against slavery any more than against any other crime.
  • 2. How seldom promises made in slavery are remembered after a release from bondage.
  • 3. Indeed, it stands upon the same footing that slavery does, and is vindicated by the same process of reasoning.
  • 4. That the enemies of slavery desire to subvert the Constitution and to dissolve the Union.
  • 5. To shake off slavery the first essential is that the educated classes shall learn to hate slavery.
  • 6. The most potent barrier set up against the opponents of slavery is made of the prejudices carefully instilled into the popular mind against them.
  • 7. At the time of his birth his people were in slavery to the Egyptians, who cruelly oppressed them.
  • 8. As a matter of fact, the New Testament is more decidedly in favor of human slavery than the old.
  • 9. It comes of this bad interpretation of the Christian law, that in the nineteenth century slavery still remains,--is cherished.
  • 10. They have abolished slavery in the West Indies, and put an end to human sacrifices in the East.
  • 11. They separate slavery from the Constitution and the Union, and, by seeking to destroy the former, desire to perpetuate the latter.
  • 12. Half humanity subjected to the slavery of the hearth would still have to rebel against the other half.
  • 13. He was a great figure in the war against slavery and as a great figure in that war he should ever remain.
  • 14. But those who are in slavery are most severely persecuted, yet they persevere in spite of terrors and threats.
  • 15. There the means of subsistence were founded upon slavery and plunder; here they should be drawn from free industry.
  • 16. All of them were slaves, though most were so young at the time of emancipation as not to remember much of slavery days.
  • 17. And the governor and all who saw or heard this miracle marvelled; and the nurse was released from slavery through the merits of her foster-child.
  • 18. Millions have regarded this book as the foundation of all human progress, and at the same time looked upon slavery as a divine institution.
  • 19. In this way he can emancipate himself from the slavery of superstition, the control of the barbaric dead, and the despotism of the church.
  • 20. He was bound to defeat this reactionary attempt and to see slavery thoroughly killed beyond the possibility of resurrection, at any cost.
  • 21. But slavery is seen in its more awful wickedness and terrible heinousness, when we contemplate the vast waste of intellect, the vast waste of moral and spiritual energy, which has been caused by its poisonous touch.
  • 22. Next to the restoration of the Union and the abolition of slavery the recognition of universal suffrage is the most important result of the war.
  • 23. And you know it is upon the ground that slavery is not under all circumstances a sin, that Christians in the Northern States hold communion with you of the South.
  • 24. Most certainly it was the existence of slavery in the South that gave rise to the bitter antagonism of feeling which led to secession.
  • 25. In fact as regarded the slavery question the cabinet of Madrid found itself unable to choose between the horns of the dilemma.
  • 26. No wonder that they longed for the slavery of Egypt, and remembered with sorrow the unhappy day when they exchanged masters.
  • 27. A commonplace in favor of slavery and tyranny, delivered to a popular assembly, would indeed be a bold defiance to all the principles of rhetoric.
  • 28. Many years of slavery had taken the spirit out of the Hebrews, and they needed a wise head and a firm hand to govern them.
  • 29. As for the Tories, no great change in them was necessary; everything favouring absolutism and slavery being congenial to them.
  • 30. But, with millions in slavery and others as tightly bound down by prejudice as if they were slaves, I see no encouragement.
  • 31. Neither in their own legislatures nor in Congress should they trespass upon the right of the South to regulate slavery as it best saw fit.