He intensely felt the indignity which the Abolitionists cast upon his native State, and upon its peculiar institution.
He appeared devoted to the interests of the peculiar institution.
The Irish jaunting-car is a peculiar institution, and we all sat with our legs dangling over the road in a "dim and perilous way."
It indicates the way, too, for the abolishment of the peculiar institution of Utah.
He had been raised under the shadow of a peculiar institution and had imbibed a strong prejudice against anything like work.
Those who read this book may form their own opinions of the "peculiar institution."
This was our first experience of the western "peculiar institution," and it was not very prepossessing.
It is needless to say that he did not approve of the "peculiar institution."
The Anglo-Saxons rejoiced in their system of trial by jury, and boasted it as their peculiar institution.
He was decidedly averse to the peculiar institution in every particular.
a term for black slavery in southern US prior to the Civil War