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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of affranchise.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of affranchize.
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He asserts that which is very true, that Christian princes only affranchised their serfs through avarice.
Every slave after fifteen years should be affranchised.
It is the splendour of an invariable region, from which is absent the ephemeral beauty of forest, verdure, or herbage; the splendour of eternal matter, affranchised from all the instability of life; the geological splendour of the world before the creation.
And the burgesses that were in their gowns and mantles had so great heat that they called their servants and bond men, of whom there were many that day in Amiens, and affranchised them for to bear their clothes into the city of Amiens.
: Lord, thou hast ascended on high and hast taken them that were captives emprisoned, and the servitude thou hast affranchised.
Barbaric independence had followed Greek and Roman slavery, which in turn was succeeded by feudal servitude, to reappear once more in the affranchised communes.
After having affranchised the children of their slaves the Europeans of the Southern States would very shortly be obliged to extend the same benefit to the whole black population.
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