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Quotation by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Nobody had ever instructed him that a slave-ship, with a procession of expectant sharks in its wake, is a missionary institution, by which closely-packed heathen are brought over to enjoy the light of the Gospel.
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896), U.S. novelist, anti-slavery campaigner. The Minister's Wooing, ch. 1 (1859).
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