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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. "
The English Reader; Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ... - Page 205
by Lindley Murray - 1839 - 253 pages
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - 1811 - 212 pages
...when she sees inflicted on a beast. Then what is man ? And what man, seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hang his head to think...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...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 pages
...what is man ! And what man seeing this, Weeps when she sees inflicted on a beast. Arid having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think...sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth 'The sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. 3Vo : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's . Just...
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The Philanthropist, Or, Repository for Hints and Suggestions ..., Volume 1

1811
...man devotes his brother and destroy! Then what is man i And what man seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man ?" cowrn. As the professed object of the Philanthropist is " to encourage benevolent feelings," (for...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 356 pages
...Weeps when she sees inflicted on a beast. Then what is man! And what man seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think...have ever earn'd. No: dear a^s 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...
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Leisure Hours: Or, Poems, Moral, Religious, & Descriptive

Joshua Marsden - 1812 - 160 pages
...rage a jhorter way To crowns of glory and immortal day. WEST-INDIA LOGIC, OR NEGROES HATE NO SOULS' I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry...the wealth That sinews bought and sold have. ever earned. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price, I had much...
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Cobbett's Parliamentary Debates, During the ... Session of the ..., Volume 9

Great Britain. Parliament - 1812
...He would exclaim with the Poet, in the words of the motto of the pamphlet which he had mentioned, " I would not have a slave to till my ground, " To carry me, to fan me when 1 sleep, " And trembl." when I wakf, for a'l the wea'th " That sinews bought anil sold have cvar...
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A General History of the Baptist Denomination in America: And ..., Volume 2

David Benedict - 1813
...triumfilt, crown him with laurels, and let the milliou li.vten while he sings ' I would net have a slave to till my ground, * " To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, ' And tremble when I wafce, for all the wealth 1 That sinews bought and sold liuve ever earn'ii. ' No: dear as freedom is,....
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1813 - 320 pages
...beast. Then what is man ! And what man seeing this. And having human feelings, does not blush And ha'ig his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To earry me,, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought...
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A General History of the Baptist Denomination in America: And ..., Volume 2

David Benedict - 1813
...true, vote him a triumfih, crown him with laurels, and let the million listen while he sings " I would not have a slave to till my ground, " To carry ire, to fan me while I sleep, " And tremble, when I wake, for all the wealth " That sinews bought and...
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Poems by William Cowper ...

William Cowper - 1814 - 480 pages
...not blnsh, And ), in.; his head, to think himself a man ? I wonld not have a slave to till my gronnd, To carry me, to fan me while i sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bonght and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Jnst estimation pria'd...
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