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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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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge ..., Volume 20

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1816
...fort of chorus. Tbeiir was fweet and plaintive, and the words, literal!? tranflated, were thefe — " The winds roared, and the rains fell.— The poor white man, faint »nd weary, came and fat under our tree. — He ba« w mother to bring him milk ; no wile to grind...
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A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States: With Reflections on ...

Jesse Torrey - 1817 - 94 pages
...the words literally translated were these : " The winds roared and the rains Tell : The poor nkite man, faint and weary, Came and sat under our tree....bring him milk ; No wife to grind his corn. CHORUS. Let us pity the while man ; No mother has he to bring him milk, No wife to grind his corn." " Trifling...
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Historical Account of Discoveries and Travels in Africa: From the ..., Volume 1

Hugh Murray, John Leyden - 1818
...of which, composed extempore, Mr Park was much surprised to find that his own story was the theme. " The winds roared, and the rains fell. " The poor white...no mother to bring " him milk, no wife to grind his corn.—Chorus. " Let us pity the white man—no mother has he," &c. Mr Park was deeply affected by...
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A Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages & Travels, from the ..., Volume 3

R. P. Forster - 1818
...subject of it. The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words literally translated were as follow : ' The winds roared and the rains fell. The poor white...under our tree. He has no mother to bring him milk, no v/ife to grind his corn. — Cfioru-s. Let us pity the white man, no mother has he, &c,' In the morning,...
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Food for the Young: Adapted to the Mental Capacities of Children of Tender Years

Mother - 1818 - 176 pages
...the subject of their song: the musiq of it was very plaintive, and the words I shall never forget. ' The poor white man, faint and weary, came and sat...tree. He has no mother to bring him milk; no wife has he to grind his corn: let us pity the white man : no mother has he.' The kindness of these poor,...
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Food for the Young: Adapted to the Mental Capacities of Children of Tender Years

Mother - 1818 - 176 pages
...subject of their .song: the fmusic of jt was v;ery plaintive, and tjhe .w,ord$ I shall never forget. ' The poor white man, faint and weary, cam.e and sat...under our tree. He has no mother ,to bring .him milk; jap wife has hcsto grina his cora: let us pity the wjiite .man: no mother has Jie.' The kindness of...
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The Miscellany,or Evening's Occupation for the Youthful Peasantry of Ireland

1819
...words, literally translated were the-e. " The winds roared and the tain fel].-^-The poor white nmn, faint and weary, came and sat under our tree.— He...bring him milk, ; no wife to grind his corn. Chorus. Let us pity the white man : no mother has he to bring Mm milk j no wife to grind his corn*" Trifling...
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The Tour of Africa: Containing a Concise Account of All the ..., Volume 3

Catherine Hutton - 1821
...chorus. The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words, literally SEGO. 73 translated, were these. " The winds roared, and the rains fell — the poor...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." I was...
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The Tour of Africa: Containing a Concise Account of All the ..., Volume 3

Catherine Hutton - 1821
...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." Chorus. " Let us pity the white man ; no mother has he to bring him milk ; no wife to grind his corn." I was...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - 1822 - 764 pages
...sort of chorus. The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words, literally translated, were these : ' The winds roared, and the rains fell. The poor white...bring him milk, no wife to grind his corn. Chorus. — Let us pity the white man; no mother has he, &c. &c.'" These words are formed into verse by the...
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