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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. "
Poems - Page 35
by William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - 1811 - 212 pages
...the wave 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, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 pages
...the wave 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, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then,...
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Memoir of His Own Life

Roger Lamb - 1811 - 296 pages
...aggregate ground of our Empire at home. Slaves cannot breathe in England, if their lungs Kc'ceiv.o our air? that moment they are free; , 'they touch our country and their shackles fall, That's noble, and bespeaks a natioir proud, Ahd jealous of the blessiug. Spread it then,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 264 pages
...the wave 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...bleffing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through every 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 - 1815
...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 through ev'ry vein Of all your empire ; that, where Britain's pow'r Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. Sure there is need of social intercourse, Benevolence,...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...the wave 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, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then,...
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The Task

William Cowper - 1817 - 188 pages
...country, and their shackles fall. Thafs noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the 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. Sure there is need of social intercourse, Benevolence,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1817 - 288 pages
...countiy, and their ,hackles fall, That's nohle, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then,. And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire ; that where Britain^ power Zu (tit, maoliuid a; feel att mer to<& THE ENGLISrJ READS* CHAPTER IV. SECTION...
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The rhapsodist; or, Mes souvenirs, an epistle [in verse].

Richard Esmond Comerford - 1817 - 99 pages
...vultus instaotis Tyranni Monte quatit solida. -]- Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free, They touch our Country, and their shackles fall. £ " And this spirit of liberty is so deeply implanted in our Constitution, and rooted...
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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - 1819
...the wave 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, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then,...
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