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1) fugitive slave laws. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Similar laws existing in both North and South in colonial days applied also to white indentured servants and to Native American slaves. As slavery was abolished in...

2) Underground Railroad. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Canada or to areas of safety in free states. It was run by local groups of Northern abolitionists, both white and free blacks. The metaphor first appeared in print...

3) maroon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...West Indies and Guiana, or for a descendant of such slaves. They were called marron by the French and cimarron by the Spanish. Formerly much used in the West Indies...

4) asylum. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The use of temples and churches for this purpose in ancient and medieval times was known as sanctuary. In modern international law, the granting of asylum to refugees...

5) Cain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Adam and Eve, a tiller of the soil. In jealousy he killed his brother Abel and became a fugitive....

6) Tate, Allen. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...John Orley Allen Tate), 1899-1979, American poet and critic, b. Winchester, Ky., grad. Vanderbilt Univ., 1922. He was one of the founders and editors of the Fugitive...

7) Jokai, Mor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hungarian romantic novelist and journalist. Jokai was a fervent nationalist who, after the Hungarian defeat in 1848, became a fugitive from the Austrians. He was...

8) Curtis, George Ticknor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...George Ticknor, 1812-94, American lawyer and writer, b. Watertown, Mass. A highly successful patent attorney, Curtis served in the Massachusetts legislature (1840-43)...

9) Philemon, epistle of the New Testament. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...New Testament, written to a Colossian named Philemon by Paul, probably when the latter was a prisoner in Rome (c.A.D. 60). Onesimus, Philemon's fugitive slave, had...

10) Vian, Boris. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Other novels include L'arrache-coeur (1953; tr. Heartsnatcher, 1968) and Les batisseurs d'empire (1959; tr. The Empire Builders, 1967). 1See biography by A. Cismaru...

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