Disguise thyself as thou wilt, still, slavery, said I, still thou art a bitter draught!Sterne.
I wish, from my soul, that the legislature of this state [Virginia] could see the policy of a gradual abolition of slavery. It might prevent much future mischief.Washington.
The vulgar slaveries rich men submit to.C. Lever.
There is a slavery that no legislation can abolish, -- the slavery of caste.G. W. Cable.
Syn. -- Bondage; servitude; inthrallment; enslavement; captivity; bond service; vassalage.