People like Wilberforce who persisted for years because of his faith and because of his love for people.
Invoking Wilberforce allows conservatives like DeMint to pretend that he, not Calhoun, is their moral lodestar and inspiration.
The men who succeeded, as Wilberforce, carried out to the letter the unstated assumptions of Puritan economics.
Thus was the work begun by Wilberforce finally crowned with success.
Believing as much of this as he chose, Mr. Wilberforce did not pursue the subject.
Neither Dundas nor Wilberforce moved in the highest circles.
Mr. Canning one day quoted Christianity to sanction negro slavery, and Mr. Wilberforce had little to say in reply.
The followers of Wilberforce and of Clarkson were jealous of each other.
This information did not help Mr. Wilberforce in his perplexity, as to who could have tampered with it.
Mr. Wilberforce went to Mr. Fox, and asked him to omit the passage.