A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power


A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance,
nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority.
There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
When the majority shall at length vote for the abolition of
slavery, it will be because they are indifferent to slavery, or
because there is but little slavery left to be abolished by
their vote. They will then be the only slaves. Only his vote
can hasten the abolition of slavery who asserts his own
freedom by his vote.
How does Thoreau use logos in this passage?
O A. To establish his credibility by relating his expertise on the subject
O B. To evoke in readers the negative feelings associated with slavery
O c. To provide factual evidence that his arguments are trustworthy
O D. To demonstrate the soundness of his argument through analogy


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