Mirror of Literature,  11 (1828), 150.

[Mixing of Races]





Race, Heredity

    'The West Indian white cannot bear with temper to see the mixing of the offspring of a black and white illustrated by mixing a glass of port wine or claret with water, five several times, after which the mixture becomes to all appearance pure water'.

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