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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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Travels in the Interior of Africa

Mungo Park - 1822 - 180 pages
...woman. The whole joined in the chorus. Literally translated, it was as follows: "The winds u.ired, and the rains fell. — The poor white man, faint...bring him milk, no wife to grind his corn. Chorus. — Let us pity the white man; no mother has he," &c. It is not easy to conceive what impression such...
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The American Mariners: Or, The Atlantic Voyage. A Moral Poem ... Prefixed is ...

John Davis - 1822 - 384 pages
...grandeur wears, Eternal in its every part. GREEK VERSION OF A NEGRO SONG. From Mr. Park't Travels. " The winds roared, and the rains fell. " The poor white...man, faint and weary, " came and sat under our tree, &c. , r. ,'.;'-,'/):, xai imtvffm o't XOti £?.9ct'* X,-l^'1)- O.Vr,p tx.v..Vc^TO LlfO TO 0£fOfQ9...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 1

1823
...which one of them sung to a plaintive air. The translation of the song is in these terms : " The wind roared and the rains fell ; the poor white man, faint...bring him milk, no wife to grind his corn. Chorus. Let us pity the white man, no mother has he," &c. The current money of this place consists of cowries,...
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The Evangelical rambler [by T. East]., Volume 2

1824
...young women, the rest joining in a sort of chorus. The words, literally translated, were these ;—' The winds roared, and the rains fell. The poor white...has no mother to bring him milk, no Wife to grind him corn. Chorus.—Let us pity the white man; ho mother has he,' &c, &c." These words have since been...
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Introduction to the English Reader: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - 1824 - 166 pages
...words, literally translated, were these. 13. " ' The winds roared and the rains fell.— The poor \yhite man, faint and weary, came and sat under our tree....has no mother to bring him milk ; no wife to grind nts corn^ Chorus. Let us pity the white man : no mother has he to bring him milk ;;no wife to grind...
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Travels in the Interior of Africa

Mungo Park - 1825 - 180 pages
...sweet and plaintive, and the <A t,\a^ literally translated, were as follows : • ' J'lio winds j-oared and the rains fell. The poor white man, faint and weary, came and sat underour tree. He has no mother to bring him milk, no wife to grind his corn.. — Chorus, Let us pity...
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Introduction to the English Reader, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 167 pages
...sort of chorus. The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words literally translated, were these. 13. " 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 to bring him milk ; no wife to grind his corn. [These...
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Biographical Sketches and Interesting Anecdotes of Persons of Color: To ...

1826 - 240 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...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."* Trifling...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 1

Reuben Percy - 1826
...remarkably sweet and plaintive, and the words were literary the following: "The winds roared, and the rain fell. The poor white man, faint and weary, came and...has no mother to bring him milk, no wife to grind him corn." Chorus. Let us pity the white man ; no mother has he to bring him milk, no wife to grind...
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Real Stories: Taken from the Narratives of Various Travellers

Real stories - 1827 - 204 pages
...joining in chorus. The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words, literally translated, were these : " The winds roared, and the rains fell. The poor white...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." This little...
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