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  • If we're talking Freudian.....how much more symbolic does it get for slave-boy Obama to kiss up to the older 'Whitey' sharecropper Biden ?

    Hey, what happened to Andrew?

  • Our camels were driven into the woods every morning to feed, under the care of the slaves; mine was entrusted to my own slave-boy; during the mid-day heat, when the slaves sometimes indulged in sleep, camels belonging to the caravan were occasionally lost, and mine would certainly have shared the same fate, had not the man who intended to steal it communicated his intention to another, who informed me of it.

    Travels in Nubia

  • A slave-boy belonging to Colonel Pires, having stolen and eaten some lemons in the evening, went to the river to wash his mouth, so as not to be detected by the flavor.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • A few days ago, a slave-boy, resident in Gibraltar, wished to turn Christian, and was immediately sent back to Tangier, and sold to another master.

    Travels in Morocco

  • We found it full of pilgrims, amongst whom we had no trouble to recognise our fellow-travellers, the quarrelsome old Arnaut and his impudent slave-boy.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • The hermit began to eat delicious food, to wear nice clothes, to enjoy fruit and perfumed confectionery as well as to contemplate the beauty of the slave-boy and girl in conformity with the maxim of wise men, who have said that the curls of belles are fetters to the feet of the intellect and

    The Gulistan of Sa'di

  • After her he sent likewise a slave-boy of wonderful beauty and graceful placidity:

    The Gulistan of Sa'di

  • As Althea prepared to walk them to the door, the slave-boy also stood.

    The Mad Ship

  • Instead, she lured the slave-boy with bits of cake, as if he were a shy puppy, until he finally snatched a whole cake from her hand.

    The Mad Ship

  • The slave-boy was an extreme annoyance to Brashen, according to Brashen.

    The Mad Ship

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