Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...hang his head, to think himself a man? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to ian me while I sleep, 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...
Full view - About this book

The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To earry me, to fen me while I sleep, 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 prized above all price, I had much...
Full view - About this book

The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families. On a ...

John Lauris Blake - History - 1825 - 372 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'd. No — dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation prized above all price, I had...
Full view - About this book

The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1825 - 220 pages
...I sleep, 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...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...
Full view - About this book

Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - Readers - 1825 - 302 pages
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to thinlt 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 1 wake, for all the wealth i That sinews bought and spld have ever earn'd. ^ 5. No : dear as freedom...
Full view - About this book

Wanderings of Childe Harold; a romance of real life, Volume 3

John Harman Bedford - 1825
...ease, and who is not allowed to share in the produce of his labour. — 84 -I would not have a slave To fan me while I sleep, and tremble when I wake,...all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd.' "In England, the poorest labourer is free; and yet we have vassals prompt in obedience, and...
Full view - About this book

Wanderings of Childe Harolde: A Romance of Real Life ..., Volume 3

John Harman Bedford - 1825
...who is not allowed to share in the produce of his labour. — « I would -I would not have a slave To fan me while I sleep, and tremble when I wake,...all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd.' "In England, the poorest labourer is free; and yet we have vassals prompt in obedience, and...
Full view - About this book

The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 286 pages
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself .1 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...
Full view - About this book

The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 252 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 me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when Twake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and...
Full view - About this book

Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1826
...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, 30 And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF