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Never has so much human suffering condensed in so small a space.

~ Abolitionist Thomas Clarkson, quoting abolitionist and member of Parliament William Wilberforce, in The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade, 1808, one year after the trade had been abolished in British empire.

HT: Andy Moore; graphic via Abort73.com]

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