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" Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate... "
The complete poetical works of William Cowper, with life and critical notice ... - Page 126
by William Cowper - 1855
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - 1811 - 212 pages
...parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our country,...blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire; that where Britain's pow'r T~ felt, mankind may feel her mercy too....
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 pages
...That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England; if Their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our country,...blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire, that where Britain's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too....
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1812
...Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire; that, where Britain's pow'r Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. Sure there...Benevolence, and peace, and mutual aid, Between the nations jn a world, that seems To toll the deathbell of it's own decease, And by the voice of all it's elements...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 356 pages
...parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England : if their lungs R-ceive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our country,...shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud .> Aud jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our country,...blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire ; that, where Britain's pow'r Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too....
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England; If their longs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our .country,...blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire : that where Britain's pow'r Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 264 pages
...country, and their fhackles fall. That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through every...Britain's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. OOWPER. CHAP. IV. DESCRIPTIVE PIECES. SECTION I. The Morning in Summer, THE meek-ey'd morn appears,...
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Rights of God Written for the Benefit of Man: Or, the Impartiality of ...

Thomas Branagan - 1815 - 360 pages
...can take side with us in such a conflict." The poetical quotation is equally to the point, namely : " Sure there is need of social intercourse, BENEVOLENCE,...and mutual aid, Between the nations, in a world that seems To toll the death-bell of its own decease ; And by the voice of all its elements To preach the...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 254 pages
...parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England : if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our country,...shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation prood And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through every vein Of oil your...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1817
...countrv, and their shackles lull. That is nohle, and hespeaks a nation proud And jealoas of the hlessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through every...and mutual aid, Between the nations in a world, that seems To toll the death-hell of its own decease, And hy the voice of all its elements To preach the...
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