Bartlett's Familiar Black Quotations: 5,000 Years of by Retha Powers

By Retha Powers

A entire, all-new assortment bringing jointly the main considerate, inspiring, and wisest voices from the Black diaspora throughout history.

BARTLETT'S normal BLACK QUOTATIONS paints a wealthy canvas of Black heritage via time. 5 thousand costs are culled from the time of historic Egypt via American slavery, Jim Crow, the Civil Rights period, Apartheid, to the current day. With a foreword via Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and passages from authors, artists, scientists, philosophers, theologians, activists, politicians, etc, BARTLETT'S generic BLACK QUOTATIONS will allure not just to cite aficionados and researchers, but additionally to background buffs. Aesop's Fables and the Holy Bible are within the related corporation as Nelson Mandela and President Obama; Maya Angelou and Toni Morrison; Bob Marley and Jay-Z. a superb reference instrument and reward, BARTLETT'S prevalent BLACK QUOTATIONS is certain to stick to within the footsteps of Bartlett's widely used Quotations, changing into a liked authority.

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How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished! 1:26–27 Abner… smote him under the fifth rib. 2:23 And David and all the house of Israel played before the Lord on all manner of instruments made of fir wood, even on harps, and on psalteries, and on timbrels, and on cornets, and on cymbals. 6:5 David danced before the Lord. 6:14 Thou art the man. 12:7 Would God I had died for thee, O Absalom, my son, my son! 18:33 The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer. 22:2 A wise and an understanding heart.

Then Satan answered the Lord, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it. 1:7 And I only am escaped alone to tell thee. 1:15 Naked came I out of my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return thither: the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord. 1:21 Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath will he give for his life. 2:4 Curse God, and die. 2:9 Who ever perished, being innocent? or where were the righteous cut off? 4:7 Fear came upon me, and trembling.

The Second Book of Moses, Called Exodus 1:8 I have been a stranger in a strange land. 2:22 Behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. 3:2 Put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground. 3:5 And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God. 3:6 A land flowing with milk and honey. 3:8 And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM. 3:14 Let my people go. 5:1 Thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent.

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