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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 Scrap-book, Or, A Selection of Interesting and Authentic Anecdotes

1825 - 180 pages
...owe our power of repeating with truth. 121 > " Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs " Receive our air, that moment they are free : " They touch our country, and their shackles fall." QUEEN CHARLOTTE. MANY unostentatious acts of humanity and benevolence are related of...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 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 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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 252 pages
...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 power h felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. CHAP. IV. DESCRIPTIVE PIECES. SECTION I. The morning in summer....
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 286 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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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs 40 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 English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 252 pages
...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 power It felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. cow OWPER. CfiAPTER IV. DESCRIPTIVE PIECES. SECTION I....
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English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1827
...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 power la felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. COWPE* CHAPTER IV. DESCRIPTIVE PIECES, i SECTION I. The morning...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 263 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. Thatjs noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then,...
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The Poetical Melange

1828
...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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Memoirs of Granville Sharp, Esq, Volume 1

Prince Hoare - 1828 - 404 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...
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