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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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True happiness found only in the Christian life: letters

Andrew Reid (of London.) - 1824
...may a double portion of his spirit rest on us, and may his prayers be answered. Amen. LETTER XXVII. I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry...That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No, I would rather be myself the slave, And wear the bonds, than fasten them on him. We have no slaves...
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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...Weeps, when she sees inflicted on a heast. Then what is man ? and what man seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think...not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to ian me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...indicted on a beast. Then what is man ? And what man, seeing this, And having human feelings, docs not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To earry me, to fen me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...round. Thomson's Seasons Autumn. 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. Cowper's Task, b. 2. The million flit as gay As if created only like the fly That spreads his motley...
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Five Years' Residence in the Canadas: Including a Tour Through ..., Volume 2

Edward Allen Talbot - 1824
...exists in Lancashire and part of Yorkshire, in England. And what man seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush. And hang his head to think himself A MAN ? It does not much astonish me, that in a country like Canada, the inhabitants of which live in a halfsavage...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 264 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...slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while 1 sleep, v And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd....
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1825 - 302 pages
...! And what man seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to thinlt himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my...carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when 1 wake, for all the wealth i That sinews bought and spld have ever earn'd. ^ 5. No : dear as freedom...
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Wanderings of Childe Harolde: A romance of real life. Interspersed ..., Volume 3

John Harman Bedford - 1825
...who is not allowed to share in the produce of his labour. I would -I would not have a slave To fan me while I sleep, and tremble when I wake,...wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd.' "In England, the poorest labourer is free; and yet we have vassals prompt in obedience, and willing...
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Wanderings of Childe Harold; a romance of real life, Volume 3

John Harman Bedford - 1825
...ease, and who is not allowed to share in the produce of his labour. 84 -I would not have a slave To fan me while I sleep, and tremble when I wake,...wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd.' "In England, the poorest labourer is free; and yet we have vassals prompt in obedience, and willing...
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Scenes and Impressions in Egypt and Italy

Moyle Sherer - 1825 - 435 pages
...there, we should go home and shudder. " 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?" Yes! Arabian fiction may have charmed, and cheated, our unthinking youth, and we may still delight...
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