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Herra Shelby oli lempe, hyv ajatteleva mies; ainoastaan harvoin kyttytyi hn kskijn tavalla alammaisiansa kohtaan. Yksi suuri vika hnell kuitenkin oli. Vaikka hn oli suuren talouden isnt, osasi hn hyvin huonosti pit sit jrjestyksess; sitenp hn olikin joutunut hyvin ahtaalle. Mit enemmn hn mietiskeli keinoja, pstksens suuresta velkakuormastansa, sit enemmn se kasvoi hetki hetkelt. Jos herra Shelby olisi uskonut asiain tilan puolisollensa, joka oli hyvin viisas ja nerokas vaimo, niin varmaan olisi joku neuvo yhdess keksitty, mutta vrn ylpeyden ja hpen tunto aina pidtti hnt. Sitenp rouva Shelby ei vhintkn aavistanut hvin partaalla oloa, vaan huoletta koetti kaikin puolin hyvsti hoidella ja kasvattaa rakasta poikaansa. Lempeys ja slivisyys, jolla herra Shelby kohteli orjiansa, ja vapaus, jota hn heille soi, olivat hnet saattaneet johonkin mrn naapurien epsuosioon. Ei oltu hyvilln, ett herra Shelby kohteli mustia alammaisiaan paremmin kuin muut. Mutta Shelby ei pitnyt siit lukua eik ottanut korviinsa ankaria moitteita, joita ehtimiseen tuli hnen kuuluviinsa, vaan kytti entist slivist hyvntahtoisuutta. Shelbyn palvelijain joukosta oli huomattava varsinkin yksi orja, oikea rehellisyyden ja vilpittmyyden esikuva. Tuomo eli set Tuomo, joksi hnt sanottiin, oli isntns oikea ksi. Koska hn oli jo kauan ollut tll tilalla, niin herra Shelby luotti hnen uskollisuuteensa niin rajattomasti, ett vhkn arvelematta kytti hnt kaikkein vaikeimmissakin toimissa. Tuomo sai tarkastaa varallisuuden tilaa, nostaa rahoja, toimittaa tavarain ostoa ja mynti, joihin kaikkiin tarvittiin ymmrryst ja samalla tarkinta oikeudentuntoa. Olipa herra Shelby kerran lhettnyt hnet Cincinnatiinkin, naapurivaltion Ohion pkaupunkiin, selvittelemn erst trke asiaa ja nostamaan hnelle viisisataa dollaria. Sellaista ei olisi kukaan orjain isnt koko Kentyckyss uskaltanut tehd, sill Ohiosta oli hyvin helppo pst Kanadaan, ja siell oli orja vapaa ja vainoomiselta turvassa. Mutta Tuomo ei vhkn ajatellut mitn karkaamista eik hnelle uskotun summan anastamista. Tarkimmasti suoritti hn tehtvns ja palasi kiireimmiten herransa luo. Herra Shelby oli jo kauan mietiskellytkin vapauttaa hnet kokonaan palkinnoksi hnen uskollisesta palveluksestaan, vaan hnen silloinen ahdinkotilansa pidtti hnt sit tekemst. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 16392
Author: Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Release Date: Jul 30, 2005
Editor: Fogowitz, Andrea H., 1858-1909
Translator: Suppanen, Aatto, 1855-1898
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