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

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 264 pages
...feeing this, And havifigTiuH/airibelmgu, Joe - ^ UUt blufli And hang his head, !to think himfelf a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground,...while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the vyealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 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...himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my grounjl, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble, when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1815
...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 himself a man ? I would not have a slave to titl my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 254 pages
...when she sees inflicted on a beast. Tht-n what is man ? And what 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 ray ground, To carry. me, to fan me while I sleep, And trunble when I wake, for all the wealth That...
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A Solemn Review of the Custom of War: Showing that War is the Effect of ...

Noah Worcester - 1816 - 32 pages
...obdurate heart, It does not teel for man. Then what is man 3 And what man seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man." COWPD. ON ESTIMATING THE CHARACTERS OF MEN WHO HAVE BEEN CONCERNED IN SANGUINARY CUSTOMS. In forming...
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A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States: With Reflections on ...

Jesse Torrey - 1817 - 94 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 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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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1817
...on a heast. Then what is man ? And what man, seeing this, And having human feelings, does not hlush, And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would...ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremhle when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews hought and sold have ever earned. No : dear as...
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Human Life, with variations; or, the Chapter of Accidents, etc

Caroline Herbert - 1817 - 188 pages
...failed giving him that epithet when they spoke of him. CHAP. V. " I would not have a slave to till the ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And...wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd" Ax length the long wished for happy day arrived. About four o'clock a postchaise and four stopped at...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 90

1822
...corresponding effects. FOREIGN SLAVB TRADE *. I would not have a SLAVE to till my ground, To curry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake,...the wealth That sinews, bought and sold, have ever carn'd. 'TIS THE CAUSE OF 1. There dwell the most forlorn of humankind, Immur'd, though unaccus'd,...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1817
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not hlush, \nd hang his head, to think himself a man ? ( would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep. And tremhle when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews honght and sold have ever earned. No : dear as...
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