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" O'er the raging billows borne. Men from England bought and sold me, Paid my price in paltry gold ; But, though slave they have enrolled me, Minds are never to be sold. Still in thought as free as ever, What are England's rights, I ask, Me from my delights... "
Poems - Page 309
by William Cowper - 1810
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...profan'd without remorse, And mercy cast away. THE NEGRO's COMPLAINT. FORC'D from liome, and all its pleasures, Afric's coast I left forlorn ; To increase...sold me, Paid my price in paltry gold ; But, though theirs they have enroll'd me, Minds are never to be sold. Still in thought as free as ever, What are...
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The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for 1801-11, Volume 2

English poetry - 1803
...Smith, LL.D. VOL II. D d THE NEGRO'S COMPLAINT. BY THE LATE W. COWPER, ESQ. FORC'D from home and all its pleasures, Afric's coast I left forlorn, To increase...sold me, Paid my price in paltry gold : But though theirs they have enroll'd me, Minds are never to be •sold. Still in thought as free as ever, What...
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The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for ..., Volume 2

English poetry - 1803
...hii history. 401 402 THE NEGRO'S COMPLAINT. BY THE LATE W. COWPER, ESQ. FORC'D from home and all its pleasures, Afric's coast I left forlorn, To increase...sold me, Paid my price in paltry gold : But though theirs they have enroll'd me, Minds are never to be sold. Still in thought as free as ever, What are...
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The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for 1801-11, Volume 2

English poetry - 1803
...NEGRO'S COMPLAINT. BY THE LATE W. COWPER, ESQ. _* FORC'D from home and all its pleasures, A trie's coast I left forlorn, To increase a stranger's treasures,...sold me, Paid my price in paltry gold : But though theirs they have euroll'd me, Minds are never to be sold. Still in thought as free as ever, What are...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...heart is none of his, Or soon expels him if it is. THE NEGRO'S COMPLAINT. FORCED from home and all its pleasures, Afric's coast I left forlorn ; To increase...sold me, Paid my price in paltry gold ; But, though theirs they have enrolled me, Minds are never to be sold. Still in thought as free as ever, What are...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...none of his, Or soon expels him if it is. ( 373 ) THE NEGRO'S COMPLAINT. FORCED from home and all its pleasures, Afric's coast I left forlorn ; To increase...sold me, Paid my price in paltry gold; But, though theirs they have enrolled me, Minds are never to be sold. Still in thought as free as ever, What are...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...pleasures, Afric's coast I left forlorn; To increase a stranger's treasures, O'er'the raging hillows borne. Men from England bought and sold me, ' Paid my price in paltry gold;' Bur, though theirs they hare enrolled me, Minds" are never to be sold. StiH- in thought as free as...
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The Panoplist, Or, the Christian's Armory, Volume 2

Congregational churches - 1807
...such should be taken for great wise men, that will thus reason against the preacher of God's worde?" Men from England bought and sold me, Paid my price in paltry gold, But, though theirs they have enroll M me, Minds are never to be sold. Still in thought as free as ever, What are...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an ..., Volume 2

1807
...forlorn, To increase a stranger's treasure O'er the raging billows borne. No. 1 1 • Vol. II. Т т t Wen from England bought and sold me, Paid my price in paltry gold, But, though theirs they have enroU'd me, Minds are never to be sold. Still in thought as free as ever, What are...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, & Accomplishment of the ..., Volume 2

Thomas Clarkson - Slave-trade - 1808 - 592 pages
...called The Negro's Complaint, and of which the following is a copy : u Forced from home and all its pleasures, Afric's coast I left forlorn, To increase...sold me, Paid my price in paltry gold ; But, though theirs they have inroll'd me, Blinds are never to be sold. Stitt Still in thought as free as ever,...
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