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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 earn'd. "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 75
1822
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 420 pages
...blush, And hang his head, to 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,...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
...paragraph closes in his own 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,...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 rather...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...blush, And hang his head, to 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,...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, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...his head, to think 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 sinews bought and sold have ever earned. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's .30- -; THE TASK. BOOK. iIJust estimation prized...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...love for me. THEI/WAtr,. • AGAINST SLAVERY. t I WOULD not have a slave to till my ground, To cany me, to fan me while I sleep And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That pinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No: <!ear as freedom is, . I had tkiich rather be myself the...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...himself a man .' I would not have a ilavc to till my ground, To carry roc, to fai; me wl:iie I bleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth, That sinews bought and sold have ever earned. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation prized above all price, I had much...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the ..., Volume 1

Thomas Clarkson - Abolitionists - 1808
...blush And hang his head to 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,...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 rather...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...blush And hang his head, to think himself a man J I would not have a slave to till my ground. To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake,...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 Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...blush, And hang his head, to 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,...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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