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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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A Treatise on the Capability of Our Eastern Possessions to Produce Those ...

John Jackson (of Hull, England.) - 1829 - 37 pages
...wear the bonds that fasten them on him. Slaves cannot breath 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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Murray's English Reader

Lindley Murray - 1829 - 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,...shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud CHAPTER JV. SECTION 1. ; The. morning in summer. 1. THE meekey'd morn appears, mother of dews, At first...
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Moral and Sacred Poetry

Thomas Willcocks - 1829 - 296 pages
...their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are frei; ; They touch oar country, and their shackle; fall. That's noble ! and bespeaks a nation proud And...the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate tbrough every vein Of all your empire: that where Britaia's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1830
...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 deathbell of its own decease, And by the voice of all its elements To preach the...
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Abolition of the African Slave-trade: By the British Parliament, Volume 1

Thomas Clarkson - 1830
....Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They loach our country. and their shackles fall.* That's noble,...every vein Of all your empire. ..that where Britain's pow'r li felt, mankind may feel her mercy too." CHAPTER III. Forerunners continued.—Measures of the...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 pages
...Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empiie ; that, where Britain's pow'r Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. Sure there...and mutual aid, Between the nations in a world, that seems To toll the death-bell of it's own decease, And by the voice of all it's elements To preach the...
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India's Cries to British Humanity: Relative to Suttee, Infanticide, British ...

James Peggs - 1830 - 518 pages
...British character be manifest wherever it is seen, and the sentiment of the Poet be regarded : — • Spread it then ; And let it circulate through every...Britain's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too !" COWPEE. y. = < a o « K K = Q (H a o K « -£ t; O BOOK III. BRITISH CONNEXION WITH IDOLATRY. CHAP....
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1830 - 252 pages
...their lungs Receive our ;ur, th;U. moment they are free ; They touch our country, and their shack'es fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And...blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire ; that where Britain's power la felt, mankind may feel her mercy too....
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1830 - 404 pages
...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,...shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud 40 And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate thtough every vein Of all your...
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The Rise, Progress and Downfall of Aristocracy: Taken from Ancient and ...

William Mathers - 1831 - 200 pages
...That parts us are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England: if their lungf Receive our air, that moment they are free; They touch our country,...Britain's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too ! COWPER'S TASK. The following is an extract from the Rev. Mr. Newton'f 'Thoughts on the African Slave...
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