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  • Why, I've been a Danish prince, a Texas slave-dealer, an Arab sheik, a Cheyenne Dog Soldier, and a Yankee navy lieutenant in my time, among other things, and none of 'em was as hard to sustain as my lifetime's impersonation of a British officer and gentleman.

    Fiancée

  • He looks as if he had been a slave-dealer or a pirate; and who knows what the other two may have been doing all these years.

    Pillars of Society

  • Now the first half of the night was past and the last half was longsome upon us, so we went away; but next morning, we repaired to the slave-dealer and said to him,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Your children must not play with his; they may rollick freely with the little negroes, but not with the “slave-dealer” children.

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • A grocer, a smuggler, a slave-dealer, what mattered Mr. Van den

    The Virginians

  • Yussef Ali, Moor, slave-dealer in Morocco -- suspected of being a German spy in the World War -- an instigator of the Fellaheen Rebellion on the upper Nile.

    The Moon of Skulls

  • It is not uncommon to hear of a slave-dealer selling his own children born of Negroe women; and instances occur daily of their disposing of female slaves who are pregnant by them; in such cases the future child of course becomes the property of the purchaser.

    Travels in Nubia

  • King Pass-all had completed his education in Portugal: a negro never attains his highest potential point of villany without a tour through Europe; and thus he rose to be the greatest slave-dealer in this slave-dealing scrap of the coast.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • All I required in return for my services from the slave-dealer, whose brutal countenance and manners were truly repugnant, was to take me about the town, and explain to me certain mysteries in his craft, which knowledge might be useful in time to come.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • But if your system is applied, there won't be a single slave-dealer left.

    Plutus

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