Excerpt from Oronooko (11)

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Title

Excerpt from Oronooko (11)

Subject

Excerpt describing the "native justice" of the native Surinamese population.

Description

In this quote, Aphra Behn extolls the innate ability and cognition of the native population of Suriname.

Creator

Aphra Behn

Source

Oronooko

Date

1688

Language

English

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Text

"They have a native justice, which knows no fraud; and they understand no vice or cunning, but when they are taught by the white men." (11)

Original Format

Paper book

Citation

Aphra Behn, “Excerpt from Oronooko (11),” Enlightenmens, accessed February 8, 2023, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/527.

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