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Slavery can only be abolished by raising the character of the people who compose the nation; and that can be done only by showing them a higher one.

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Maria Weston, Maria Weston Chapman (July 24, 1806 - 1885) was an American abolitionist. She was elected to the executive committee of the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1839 and from 1839 until 1842, she served as editor of the anti-slavery journal, Non-Resistant.

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