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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 - 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 aH the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd No : dear...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1827 - 264 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...all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. 6. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation pri/'d above all price ; I had...
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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827
...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 bad much...
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Letters from Europe, the journal of a tour through Ireland ..., Volume 2

Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter - 1827
...fanning him, and keeping off the flies. The picture forcibly brought to my mind a passage in fowper : " I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry...all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd." But when one reasons philosophically on the subject, there may be no cruelty in such an ignoble...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1827 - 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...for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have everearn'd. 5 No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price ; I...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1827 - 252 pages
...feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to til) my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And...for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have everearn'd. 5 No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juit estimation priz'd above all price ; 1...
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English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1827
...feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man? I would not have a slave to till ray ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And...all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd, 5. No: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price; I had...
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The Medical Companion: Or Family Physician; Treating of the Diseases of the ...

James Ewell - Electronic books - 1827 - 814 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 trembk when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned. CowpEa. To mention...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man ? \ would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry...myself the slave And wear the bonds, than fasten them to hun. We have no slaves at home — then why abroad ? And they themselves once ferried o'er the wave...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 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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