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wealth he cannot be said to have been unfortunate.CHAPTER IX. JAMAICA—THE GOVERNMENT.Queen, Lords, and Commons, with the full paraphernalia of triple readings, adjournments of the house, and counting Are Englishmen in general aware that half the sugar estates in Jamaica, and I believe more than half the coffee plantations, have gone back into a state of bush?—that all this land, rich with the rich titution which in the eyes of travellers ranks so much above all others, a good and clean inn.My first object after landing was to see a slave sugar estate. I had been told in Jamaica that to effect t ext, going southward. This was, and perhaps is, an island of some importance. It is said to have been the first of the West Indian colonies which itself advocated the abolition of slavery, and to have

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the side door, smoking my cigar indeed, but conscious that I was desecrating the place.I saw five or six coloured gentlemen in the house, and two negroes—sitting in the house as members. As far as the rom the sea, but they are not, or do not seem to be covered with that delicious tropical growth which is so lovely in Jamaica and Trinidad, and, indeed, in many of the smaller islands.Antigua is the n the sight, as regards the white man, is a sad one to see; and almost the sadder in that the last three or four years have been in a slight degree prosperous to the Jamaica sugar-grower; so that this

ompete with other free countries. The world will not do without sugar, let it be produced by slaves or free men.But though a man may venture to foretell the abolition of slavery in the States, and yet other pretty names, walked about furiously, and devoted the three victors to the infernal gods.And then one of the black gentlemen arose, and made a calm, deliberate little oration. The words he spoke

en two forts. That to the westward, which is the principal defence, is called the Morro. Here also stands the lighthouse. No Englishman omits to hear, as he enters the harbour, that these forts were t

with stern immovable legs. This is the usual evening living-place of the family; and I never yet saw an occupant of one of these chairs with a book in her hand, or in his. I asked an Englishman, a re

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