Excerpt from Oronooko (58)

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Title

Excerpt from Oronooko (58)

Subject

A description of the native Surinamese population that is enslaved.

Description

An excerpt from Oronooko on the "simplicity" and impressionability of the natives.

Creator

Aphra Behn

Date

1688

Language

English

Type

Book

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Text

I soon perceived, by an admiration that is natural to these people, and by the extreme ignorance and simplicity of them, it were not difficult to establish any unknown or extravagant religion among them, and to impose any notions or fictions upon them.

Original Format

Paper book

Citation

Aphra Behn, “Excerpt from Oronooko (58),” Enlightenmens, accessed November 29, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/528.

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