equivocate

A Quote by Lloyd Garrison on alarm, moderate, mother, babe, fire, earnest, inch, equivocate, ravisher, and house on fire

On this subject I do not wish to think, or speak, or write, with moderation. No! No! Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm; tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the ravisher; tell the mother to gradually extricate her babe from the fire into which it has fallen; but urge me not to use moderation in a cause like the present. I am in earnest; I will not equivocate; I will not retreat a single inch; and I will be heard.

Lloyd Garrison

Source: The Liberator

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