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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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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittainham Lacey - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...seeing this. And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man 1I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry...all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earnVL. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price ; I had much...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 404 pages
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man ? 'J5 I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry...wake, for all the wealth That sinews, bought and sold, had ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's 30 Just estimation prized above all price,...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 404 pages
...wealth That sinews, bought and sold, had ever earn'd. No: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's 30 Just estimation prized above all price, I had much...slave, And wear the bonds, than fasten them on him. We have no slaves at home—then why abroad 1 And they themselves once ferried o'er the wave 35 That...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1828 - 252 pages
...hang his head, to think himself a man? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fun me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for 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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Letters from Europe: Comprising the Journal of a Tour Through Ireland ...

Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter - Europe - 1829
...fanning him, and keeping off the flies. The picture forcibly brought to my mind a passage in Cowper : " 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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Letters from Europe: Comprising the Journal of a Tour Through ..., Volume 2

Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter - Europe - 1829
...Tanning him, and keeping off the flies. The picture forcibly brought to my mind a passage in Cowper: " I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry...wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold hare eveream'd." But when one reasons philosophically on the subject, there may be no cruelty in such...
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Moral and Sacred Poetry

Thomas Willcocks - 1829 - 296 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...tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews hought and sold have erer earned. No: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation prized...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 13, Part 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...your courtesy. U Me, only me, the hand of fortune bore, Unblessed to tread an interdicted shore. P& I would not have a slave to till my ground . To carry...while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the gold That sinews bought and sold have ever earned. MEACO, a city of Niphon, in Japan, fcrmerly the...
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The Christian's sketch book

Jabez Burns - 1829 - 352 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 while I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom...
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A Treatise on the Capability of Our Eastern Possessions to Produce Those ...

John Jackson (of Hull.) - China - 1829 - 37 pages
...Thomas to reside 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 while I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom...
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