white slave

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white slave a woman sold into prostitution
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • White slave A woman held in involuntary confinement for purposes of prostitution; loosely, any woman forced into unwilling prostitution.
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Usage

In literature:

There were planters, poor white men, and slaves.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
All the chiefs have slaves, but who will have a white slave like Multnomah?
"The Bridge of the Gods" by Frederic Homer Balch
But the outrage upon the rights of man here apprehended was the right of white men to make black men slaves.
"James Madison" by Sydney Howard Gay
He was not hungry, but he wanted to stay with the white lady and be her slave.
"Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad" by Various
It connects with the 'Mercantile' office downstairs, which is a headquarters for the white slave business.
"Traffic in Souls" by Eustace Hale Ball
There are good white ladies there, of course, but they don't teach the slaves to think; they only tell them to have faith!
"The Bondwoman" by Marah Ellis Ryan
Slavery, inter-tribal, was widespread, and the ravages of the slave hunter were known long before the arrival of the whites.
"The Negro Farmer" by Carl Kelsey
The rights thus formally declared belonged originally to all the "inhabitants", in the slave states to all the "whites".
"The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of Citizens" by Georg Jellinek
Yes, I am your slave, for I love you, my master, love you with a madness this cold white lady never dreamed of.
"Mabel's Mistake" by Ann S. Stephens
Dey was de poor white folks dat didn' have no slaves.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
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In poetry:

A small green worm that gnaws,
For the nightingale that low
Each eve doth rave, the passionate slave
Of the wild white rose below.
"The Mirror" by Madison Julius Cawein
And with gay clouds of banners and towers,
With its millions of slaves, white and black.
It was borne by obedient Powers,
As swift as the wind on its track,
And ere one could count ten it was back!
"Aladdin" by Clara Doty Bates
Then know, ye white race! ye too long shake the rod;
By this arm ye shall soon be dismiss'd to your God!
Then demand, if he bade ye torment, why he gave
All the soul of a man to the breast of a slave?
"Am Indian Massacre-Song" by Sir John Carr
In the village churchyard she lies,
Dust is in her beautiful eyes,
No more she breathes, nor feels, nor stirs;
At her feet and at her head
Lies a slave to attend the dead,
But their dust is white as hers.
"In The Churchyard At Cambridge. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
But the brand of the slave is the tint of his skin,
Though his heart may beat loyal and true underneath;
While the soul of the tyrant is rotten within,
And his white the mere cloak to the blackness of death.
"Jefferson's Daughter" by Anonymous Americas
A bright helm of stars on her white brow was seated,
And gold were the plumes from its clusters that fell
To light the gaunt faces of slaves in old kingdoms,
And show them the way to the hand they loved well.
"Pro Patria: America, 1861" by Adah Isaacs Menken

In news:

" Huckleberry Finn ," first published in 1885, chronicles the journey of a rough-hewn, 13-year-old white boy and a runaway slave down the Mississippi River on a raft through the antebellum South.
The near- white elite, as Sharfstein writes, traced its ancestry to slave-era liaisons between its white , slave-owning fathers and grandfathers and the black or mulatto women those men had owned.
Slaves were converted to attend Christianity--and even attended white churches, at times.
Two Coretta Scott King Award winners pool their substantial talents in a somber tribute to the slave laborers who helped build the White House.
This special tour of the White House of the Confederacy focuses on the servants and slaves who worked in the Davis' house.
Disease and sickness had a more devastating and fatal effect for emancipated slaves than for white soldiers, since they often lacked the basic necessities to survive.
Research by genealogists at Ancestry.com suggests that President Obama's mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, who was white, descended from an African slave in colonial Virginia.
Tad is allowed to sit on his father 's knee as he conducts the business of state, have photographs of slaves that his mother objects to, and run a goat-pulled cart through the halls of the White House.
"Happy white peoples independence day the slaves weren't free but I'm sure they enjoyed fireworks," he wrote.
Most historians say emphatically that no slaves served on the Confederate side, but White says his research has turned up primary sources that show more than 7,000 black Texans served the Confederate army in many capacities.
Determine which of the white families on your list owned slaves in 1860 by looking at that county's 1860 slave schedule.
Early African-American history, defined as the arrival of the first slaves through the Civil war, is often based on the words of white observers or freed persons who reflected on the era.
On Tuesday, Hannah Jane Hurdle-Toomey, one of the last living children of an African-American slave , will be watching intently on TV as an African-American family takes up residence in the White House, a national.
Happy white people s Independence Day the slaves weren't free but I'm sure they enjoyed the fireworks.
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