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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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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...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...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 American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 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...sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth The sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom, is, and in my heart's Just estimation...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man ? / 1 would not have a slave to till my ground, ( To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, \ And tremble while I wake, for all the wealth ((That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom...
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Figures of elocution exemplified; or, Directions for reading and reciting ...

Charles Richson - 1820
...seeing. this And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man? 1 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 J ust estimation, prized above all price ; 72 I...
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Poetry for Children: Consisting of Short Pieces to be Committed to Memory

Children's poetry, English - 1820 - 168 pages
...kiss of love for me ! THBI.WALL. AGAINST SLAVERY. I WOULD not have a slave to till my ground, To earry 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 prized beyond all price ; I had...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 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...the wealth, That sinews bought and sold have ever earn 'il. 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 - Readers - 1821 - 263 pages
...having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not h:ive a slave to till my ground,. To carry me, to fan me...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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 253 pages
...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 rather be myself the...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 parts...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...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...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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