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An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. "A fight is going on inside me," he said to the boy.

"It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil—he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego." He continued, "The other is good—he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. The same fight is going on inside you—and inside every other person, too."

The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather, "Which wolf will win?"

The old Cherokee simply replied, "The one you feed."

First People - The Legends. Cherokee Legend of Two Wolves. November 16, 2004. [accessed April 7, 2012].

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Colonial Maryland Slave Laws 12 - 14: Bacon's Laws of Maryland

 12.  No Persons shall be deemed Inhabitants of this Province, so as to reap the Benefit of the Laws as
such, but such as have actually lived within the Province for Three Years, the Privilege allowed by this
Act excepted.  Ibid.  §. 4.
 13.  No Persons importing any Servants or Slaves, shall be liable to pay Duty for such of them as shall
die, or be exported before Sale:  Provided such Death or Exportation shall happen within Three Months after such Importation; and that the Owner make Oath before the Naval Officer, that such Servants or Negroes, so exported or dead, are Part of those Imported or made Entry of.  1735, ch. 6, §. 1, 2.

14.  For Prevention of Frauds, by Non-Residents importing Negroes from Pennsylvania, Virginia, or other
Provinces; every Person in whose Custody such Negroes shall be found, shall be deemed the Imported,
and be liable to pay the Duties to the Naval Officer, under the Penalties inflicted by the Acts of 1715, ch. 36; and 1717, ch. 10, (see above, Art. 8 and 9,) for Concealment. Ibid.  §. 3.

Bacon's Laws of Maryland . Vol 75 page 690 Maryland Archives

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