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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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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1819
...Then what is roan ? And what man, seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hung his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To ciirry me, to fan me while 1 sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1819 - 436 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 himself a man ? / 1 would not have a slave to till my ground, ( To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, \ And tremble...
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Sketches of America: a narrative of a journey of five thousand miles through ...

Henry Bradshaw Fearon - 1819 - 454 pages
...sees inflicted on a beast. " Then what is man ? And what man seeing this, " And having humanfeelings, does not blush " And hang his head to think himself a man ?" LOUISVILLE. Louisville, at the falls of the Ohio, is daily becoming a most important town, being...
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The Baptist Magazine, Volume 11

1819
...department» •«-*NEGRO SLAVERY. * I would not have a slave to till my ground, — — • — — — for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd ; I would much rather be myself the slave, And wear the bonds, than fasten them on htm." Cawper. IN...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 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 Juat estimation priz'd above all price, I had much rather be myself the slave, And wear the...
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Poetry for Children: Consisting of Short Pieces to be Committed to Memory

1820
...kiss of love for me ! THBI.WALL. AGAINST SLAVERY. I WOULD not have a slave to till my ground, To earry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake,...have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation prized beyond all price ; I had much rather be myself the slave, And wear the...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1820
...worse than all, and most to be deplored Ai human nature's broadest, foulest blot, And having human feelings, does not blush, „ And hang his head, to...to till my ground. To carry me, to fan me while I sletp, . And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bonght and sold have ever earn'd....
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Figures of elocution exemplified; or, Directions for reading and reciting ...

Charles Richson - 1820
...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 himself a man? 1 would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, .And tremble when...
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The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner, Volume 2

1820
...name of Christians, without exclaiming, -fhon what Is man ! And what Man toeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man. - This is alas ! no fictitious story, no " talc of other tim«s." COMPARATIVE STATEMENT OF POST-LETTERS...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 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...the wealth, That sinews bought and sold have ever earn 'il. No: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price, I had much...
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