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

Lindley Murray - 1822 - 304 pages
...wave That 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, 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 Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1822
...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." ' In Mr. Curran's defence of Hamilton Rowan, accused of the publication of a seditious...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...the wave 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 their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then,...
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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...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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True happiness found only in the Christian life: letters

Andrew Reid (of London.) - 1824
...the wave 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 their shackles fall. COWPEH. Edinburgh, 2ith July, 1323 SLAVERY, horrific name ! torn from kindred and country,...
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The Englishman's library [ed. by E. H. L.].

Englishman - 1824
...complete triumph in its native land. L. SLAVE TRADE. " Slavts cannot breathe In England ;~if their laagi 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,...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...soul, His sacred genius thou. Dyer's Ruins of Rome. 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. Cowper's Task,...
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Five Years' Residence in the Canadas: Including a Tour Through ..., Volume 2

Edward Allen Talbot - 1824
...mistaken, Sir; we have no slaves in Great Britain. Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free; They touch our country and their shackles fall. LAND. Aye, Aye I you mean, you have no negirs in England : We know all that, but we...
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Hints to Parents ...: No. I[-VI], Issues 1-6

1825
...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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Hints to Parents: In Two Parts

1825 - 72 pages
...the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lunge Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our Country, and their shackles fall. * Life of Granville Sharp, by Prince Hoar. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud...
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