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" Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free, They touch our country and their shackles fall. "
The Task: A Poem. In Six Books - Page 42
by William Cowper - 1810 - 193 pages
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...bonds, than faften them on him. We have no flaves at home — Then why abroad ? And they themfelves once ferried o'er the wave • That parts us, are...moment they are free, They touch our country and their fhackles fall. That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blefling. Spread it then,...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1786
...ilaves at home — Then why abroad .* And they themfclves once ferried o'er the wave, That parts us, arc emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England...moment they are free, They touch our country, and their fliackles fall. That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1787
...him. We U. THE TIME - PIEC *; „ We have no flaves at home.—Then why abroad ? And they themfelves once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate...moment they are free, They touch our country and their fhackles fall. That's noble, andbefpeaksa nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then,...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books. To which is Added, Tirocinium: Or, A Review ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1787 - 186 pages
...bonds, than faften them on hiin. We have no flaves at home— Then why abroad f And they themfelves once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate...loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungt Receive our air, that moment they are free, They touch our country and their fhackles fall. That's...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...have no flaves at home. — Then why abroad? And they themfelves, once ferried o'er the wave That part us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe...moment they are free, They touch our country and their fhackles fall. That's noble, and. befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...bonds, than faften them on him. We have no flaves at home. — Then why abroad ? And they themfelves once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate...Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs THE TIME-PIECE. 35 Receive our air, that moment they are free, They touch our country and their fhackles...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...bonds, than faften them on him. We have no flave s at home. — Then why abroad? And they themfelves, once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate...moment they are free; They touch our country, and their fhackles falL That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blefiing. Spread it then,...
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1795
...bonds, than faften them on him. We have no flaves at home.—Then why abroad ? And they themfclves, once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate...moment they are free; They touch our country, and their fhackles fait That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then,...
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The Bee: A Selection of Poetry

English poetry - 1796 - 191 pages
...parts us, are emancipate and loos'c.. Slaves cannot breathe in England, if their lungs Receive the air, that moment they are free, They touch our country, and their fhakles fait That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jc;il:ins of the blefling. Spread it then,...
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Medical Extracts: On the Nature of Health, with Practical ..., Volume 4

1797
...bonds, than faften them on him. We have no flaves at home, thtn why abroad > and and they thcmfelvcs, once ferried o'er the wave that parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in LNGLAND ; if their lungs receive our air, that moment they are free ; — they touch our country, and...
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