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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. "
A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams - Page 581
by Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to titl my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And...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 English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...blush • And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my grounjl, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble,...all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'dt IV « : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price ; I had...
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A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States: With Reflections on ...

Jesse Torrey - Africa, West - 1817 - 94 pages
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry...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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Human Life, with variations; or, the Chapter of Accidents, etc

Caroline Herbert - 1817 - 188 pages
...failed giving him that epithet when they spoke of him. CHAP. V. " I would not have a slave to till the ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And...all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd" Ax length the long wished for happy day arrived. About four o'clock a postchaise and four stopped...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 90

English literature - 1822
...corresponding effects. FOREIGN SLAVB TRADE *. I would not have a SLAVE to till my ground, To curry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake,...the wealth That sinews, bought and sold, have ever carn'd. • 'TIS THE CAUSE OF МА1Г. There dwell the most forlorn of humankind, Immur'd, though unaccus'd,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1817
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not hlush, 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 tremhle when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews hought and sold have ever earned. No : dear as...
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The Art of Reading: Containing a Number of Useful Rules, Exemplified by a ...

Daniel Staniford - Elocution - 1817 - 240 pages
...wealth f That sinews, bought and sold, have ever eain'ij. No: dear as freedom i,, and in my heart 8 Just estimation, prized above all price, I had much...rather be myself the slave, And wear the bonds, than fas.en them on him We have no slaves at home — then why abroad And they, themselves, once ferry do...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not hlush, \nd hang his head, to think himself a man ? ( would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep. And tremhle when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews honght and sold have ever earned. No : dear as...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 pages
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry...slave, And wear the bonds, than fasten them on him. We have no slaves at home — then why abroad ? And they themselves once ferried o'er the wave That...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1819 - 258 pages
...man, seeing this And having human feelings, does not 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,! wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. 5. No : dear as freedom is,...
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