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But the negroes, little and big, are protected by public opinion.
Let us try this public opinion by another test, which is important in three points of view: first, as showing how desperately timid of the public opinion slave-owners are, in their delicate descriptions of fugitive slaves in widely circulated newspapers; secondly, as showing how perfectly contented the slaves are, and how very seldom they run away; thirdly, as exhibiting their entire freedom from scar, or blemish, or any mark of cruel infliction, as their pictures are drawn, not by lying abolitionists, but by their own truthful masters.
I should say, perhaps, in explanation of this latter piece of description, that among the other blessings which public opinion secures to the negroes, is the common practice of violently punching out their teeth.
But it may be worth while to inquire how the slave-owners, and the class of society to which great numbers of them belong, defer to public opinion in their conduct, not to their slaves but to each other; how they are accustomed to restrain their passions; what their bearing is among themselves; whether they are fierce or gentle; whether their social customs be brutal, sanguinary, and violent, or bear the impress of civilisation and refinement.
de Morcerf to the position he had long held in public opinion.
One of the chief contentions of this essay, however, is that, within urban communities such as Utrecht, such a thing as public opinion did exist and have political force well before the eighteenth century.
It is important, however, to disentangle the results to determine areas of agreement (which are present) and paint a picture of American public opinion on national health reform in the '40s.
Fenton believes the greatest challenge for the pulp and paper industry is "to re-establish a positive public opinion about pulp and paper products and that the use of forests as a renewable resource is a sound, positive business practice for Canadians.
com/research/vk8nx6/2013_worldwide) has announced the addition of the "2013 Worldwide Marketing Research & Public Opinion Polling Industry-Industry & Market Report" report to their offering.
The world through Arab eyes; Arab public opinion and the reshaping of the Middle East.
Jim) Haggerty, author of the acclaimed book In The Court Of Public Opinion: Winning Strategies for Litigation Communication (2nd Edition, American Bar Association Publishing, 2009), has launched an "In The Court Of Public Opinion with Jim Haggerty" radio program on the VoiceAmerica Business Radio Network.
Alan Krueger, a Princeton University economist, and Jitka Maleckova, of Charles University in the Czech Republic, came to this conclusion after analysing public opinion polls and terrorist activity in 143 pairs of countries.