Legree gnashed on him with his teeth, but rage kept him silent; and Tom, like a man disenthralled
, spoke, in a clear and cheerful voice,
I am awake, disenchanted, disenthralled
! Self, self, self!" (3: 218).
By an ironic twist of events, however, it is thanks to these authors, some of who took to their pen even before Bougainville wrote his account, that his Voyage takes the interesting turn I would now like to consider--a turn so jarring as to offer the confession of a mind newly disenthralled
from an ideology.
Meanwhile the country proceeds apace, even as periodic elections disillusion some segments of the body politic, while other citizens, themselves so recently disenthralled
over the nation's drift, are suddenly reinvigorated with fresh hope and gleeful expectations.
Near the end of her life, a Pekin city directory recognized Nance's resilience: "She came here a chattel, with 'no rights that a white man was bound to respect' a and now, in her still vigorous old age, she sees her race disenthralled
; the chains that bound them forever broken, their equality before the law everywhere recognized, and her children enjoying the elective franchise."
This must have disenthralled
the Saudis, who were dreaming of a complete reversal of growing Shia influence in the Arab region, but instead found themselves gridled by it even tighter than before.
According to Edmund Clarence Stedman, the poet is a medium who is adored by her readers because "the revelation" of her "burning heart" allows "grosser beings [to] have glimpses of the purity with which we invest our conceptions of disenthralled
spirits in some ideal sphere." (11) Here EBB's body not only is transparent but also transmits the visions of both readers and otherworldly spirits.
During the previous decade, Mailer had eschewed any part in conventional politics in favor of a frenetic, controversial role in the New York demimonde, where he extolled marijuana, jazz, sexual freedom and celebrated the disenthralled
lifestyles of African Americans in magazine essays and columns in the Village Voice, a weekly Greenwich Village newspaper that he co-founded and named.
"Not till Universal suffrage becomes a law," he declared, "will our country stand forth in all her grandeur, United, Disenthralled
, and Redeemed." (131) President Johnson's February 1866 veto of the Freedmen's Bureau Bill prompted Henry Allen to submit a poem to William Oland Bourne's contest.