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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 earn'd. "
"Liberty." - Page 95
by Julius Rubens Ames - 1839 - 141 pages
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An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species: Particularly the ...

Thomas Clarkson - 1787 - 134 pages
...fan rne while I fleep, " And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth " That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. " No,: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's " Juft eftimation priz'd above all price, " I had much rather be myfelf the flave " And wear the bonds,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...me, or fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimation priz'd above all price, I had much rather be myfelf the flave And wear the bonds, than...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...me, to fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That fmews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimarion priz'd above all price, I had much rather be myfelf the flave, And wear the bonds,...
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An Historical, Geographical, Commercial, and Philosophical View of ..., Volume 3

William Winterbotham - 1795
...me, to fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finevvs bought and fold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimation priz'd above all price, I had much rather be MYSELF the flave,' And wear the bonds,...
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The Bee: A Selection of Poetry

1796 - 191 pages
...me, to fan me while I deep, And tremble when I wr.ke, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No ; dear as freedom is* and in my heart's Juft eftimation priz'd above all price, I had much lather be myfelf the Have, And wear the bonds, than...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 356 pages
...me, to fan me while I fteep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimation priz'd above all price; I had much rather be myfelf the ftave, And wear the bonds,...
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The Politician's Creed

Robert John Thornton - 1799 - 2 pages
...me, to fan me while I flcep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That fincws bought and fold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft cftimation priz'd above all price, I bad much rather be myfclf the Have, And wear the bonds, than...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...me", to fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No! dear as FREEDOM is, and in my heart's Juft eftimation ppiz'd above all price, I had much rather be myfelf the SLAVE, And wear the bonds,...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 12

1801
...paragraph closes in his own peculiar style : I would not have a SLAVE to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake,...the wealth, That sinews bought and sold have ever carn'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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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - 1801 - 231 pages
...not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I awake, 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 rather be myself the...
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