Now let us sing — Long live the king,And Gilpin, long live he;And, when he next doth ride abroad,May I be there to see!
Neither the planters nor the Colonization Society, seem to ask what right we have to remove people from the places where they have been born and brought up, where they have a home, which, however miserable, is still their home, and where their relatives and acquaintances all reside. Africa is no more their native country than England is ours, nay, it is less so, because there is no community of language or habits; besides, we cannot say to them, as Gilpin said to his horse, "'Twas for your pleasure you came here, you shall go back for mine."lydia maria child
Gilpin specializes in political economy and international relations, especially the effect of multinational corporations on state autonomy.