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" The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words, literally translated, were these. "The winds roared, and the rains fell. The poor white man, faint and weary, came and sat under our tree. He has no mother to bring him milk; no wife to grind his corn. "
On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With Occasional ... - Page 170
by Charles Bucke - 1823
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Traps: African American Men on Gender and Sexuality

Rudolph P. Byrd, Beverly Guy-Sheftall - 2001 - 378 pages
...a sort of chime. The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words, literally translated, were these: 'The winds roared and the rains fell; the poor white...mother to bring him milk, no wife to grind his corn. Let us pity the white man, no mother has he,'" etc., etc. Perhaps I may be pardoned the intrusion,...
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Traps: African American Men on Gender and Sexuality

Rudolph P. Byrd, Beverly Guy-Sheftall - 2001 - 378 pages
...a sort of chime. The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words, literally translated, were these: The winds roared and the rains fell; the poor white...mother to bring him milk, no wife to grind his corn. Let us pity the white man, no mother has he,"' etc., etc. Perhaps I may be pardoned the intrusion,...
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Traps: African American Men on Gender and Sexuality

Rudolph P. Byrd, Beverly Guy-Sheftall - 2001 - 378 pages
...a sort of chime. The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words, literally translated, were these: The winds roared and the rains fell; the poor white man, faint and wean', came and sat under our tree. He has no mother to bring him milk, no wife to grind his corn....
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Slavery and the Romantic Imagination

Debbie Lee - 2017 - 312 pages
...feed Park, and then sing to him: The winds roared, and the rains felL — The poor white man, taint and weary, came and sat under our tree. — He has...mother to bring him milk; no wife to grind his corn. Let us pity the white man; no mother has he, &c. &c.55 Park's narrative is filled with modest moments...
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People Get Ready!: A New History of Black Gospel Music

Bob Darden - 2004 - 424 pages
...spinners, who fed him. They then created a song about Park's travails, which he later had translated: The winds roared and the rains fell The poor white...to bring him milk No wife to grind his corn Chorus Let us pity the white man No mother has he to bring him milk No wife to grind his corn-' Other travelers...
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Literature, Science and Exploration in the Romantic Era: Bodies of Knowledge

Tim Fulford, Debbie Lee, Deborah Jean Lee, Peter J. Kitson - 2004 - 324 pages
...subject of it ... The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words, literally translated, were these: 'The winds roared, and the rains fell. The poor white...man, faint and weary, came and sat under our tree. He had no mother to bring him milk; no wife to grind his corn.' Chorus 'let us pity the white man; no...
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A Tribute for the Negro

Wilson Armistead - 2005 - 616 pages
...and plaintive, and the words literally translated, were these : — * The winds roared and the rain fell. The poor White Man, faint and weary, came and...to bring him milk — no wife to grind his corn.' Owrns. ' Let us pity the White man ; no mother has he to bring him milk — no wife to grind his corn.'...
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The Struggle for Sea Power, Book IV of the Story of the World

2013 - 248 pages
...companions of this strange new guest : — " The winds roared and the rains fell, The poor white man sat under our tree ; He has no mother to "bring him milk, 5" o wife to grind his corn." Far on into the night the women of Africa sang, as they worked— ' '...
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