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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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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...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...noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blefling. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire. That where Britain's...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1786
...the wave, That parts us, arc 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 fliackles fall. That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1787
...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 fhackles fall. That's noble, andbefpeaksa nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 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...noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blefiing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire; that where Britain's...
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The Bee: A Selection of Poetry

1796 - 191 pages
...parts us, are emancipate and loos'c.. Slaves cannot breathe in England, if their lungs Receive the air, that moment they are free, They touch our country, and their fhakles fait That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jc;il:ins of the blefling. Spread it then,...
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Medical Extracts: On the Nature of Health, with Practical ..., Volume 4

1797
...the wave that parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in LNGLAND ; if their lungs receive our air, that moment they are free ; they...country, and their fhackles fall. That's noble, and bcfpcaks a nation proud and jealous of the blefiing. Spread it then, and let it circulate through cv'ry...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 356 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...country, and their fhackles fall. That's noble, and bef peaks a nation proud And je:ilous of the blefsing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through...
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The Medical and Physical Journal: Containing the Earliest ..., Volume 24

1810
...ever fled from amongst us ? The poet tells us, " Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs " Receive our air, that moment they are free ; " They touch our country, and their shackles fall." The peculiar appearance of this woman at once fixes our attention, and suggests a query...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. SLAVES cannot breathe in EN GLAND; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free; They touch...ev'ry vein Of all your empire. That where BRITAIN'S pow'r PITY. T-TAIL, lovely pow'r ! whofe bofom heaves a figh, When fancy paints the fcene of deep diftrefs...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...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...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 focial intercourfe, Benevolence,...
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