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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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Poems

William Cowper - 1820 - 24 pages
...parts us, are emancipate and loosed. Staves caunot 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 prond And ;ealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate throngh every vein Of all your...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...parts us, are emancipate and loosed. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our country,...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 it elements To preach the...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 253 pages
...parts us, are emancipate and l<> is'd. Slaves cannot Ijreathe 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 Britian's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too....
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 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 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 - 1821 - 263 pages
...loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England : if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they ;ire free ; They touch our country, and their shackles...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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The British poets, including translations, Volume 80

British poets - 1822
...parts us, are emancipate and loosed. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our country,...and mutual aid, Between the nations in a world, that seems To toll the deathbell of its own decease, And by the voice of all its elements [winds To preach...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

1822
...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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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1822 - 304 pages
...parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. , 6. Slaves cannot breathe in England: if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free; They touch our country,...the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate througn ev'ry vein Of all your empire: that where Britain's power CHAPTER IV. DESCRIPTIVE PISCESSECTION...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - 1823 - 480 pages
...in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free; 16 182 THE AMERICAN [Lesso* They touch our country, and their shackles fall. That's...Britain's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. LESSON LXXVII. The Same Subject. MONTGOMERY. THE broken heart, which kindness never heals, The...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...That parts us, are emancipate and loosed. Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our country,...and mutual aid, Between the nations in a world, that seems To toll the death-bell of its own disease, And by the voice of all its elements To preach the...
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