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" I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned. "
The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq - Page 37
by William Cowper - 1806
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 420 pages
...think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price, I had much...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 12

1801
...peculiar style : — I would not have a SLAVE to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth, That sinews bought and sold have ever carn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price, I had much...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper, John Newton - English poetry - 1802
...think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price, I had much...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...himself a man > I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, 3> And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price, I had much...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1802
...me, to fan me while I deep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth, That finews bought and fold have ever earned, No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimation prized above all price, I had much rather be myfelf the flave, And wear the bonds,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803 - 363 pages
...me, to fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth, That finews bought and fold have ever earned. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimation prized above all price, I had much rather be myfelf the flave, And wear the bonds,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...himself a man i I would not have a slave 10 till my ground, To carry me, to f;ln me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth, That...earned. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's .30- -; THE TASK. BOOK. iIJust estimation prized above all price, I had much rather be myself the slave,...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...all the wealth That pinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No: <!ear as freedom is, . I had tkiich rather be myself the slave, And wear the bonds, than fasten them on him. COWPER. THE The Labour of Idleness. — Day, a Pastoral. 89 THE LABOUR OF IDLENESS. THE wretch who...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of ...

Thomas Clarkson - Antislavery movements - 1839 - 615 pages
...think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever carn'd. No: dear as freedom is,—and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price,— I had...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...think himself a man? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd.. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price, I had much...
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