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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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The Lives of Celebrated Travelers, Volume 3

James Augustus St. John - 1837
...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...came and sat under our tree ; he has no mother to briiig him milk, no wife to grind his corn.' Chorus : — ' Let us pity the white man, no mother has...
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The Scottish Christian Herald, Volume 2

1837
...discovered that lie himself was the subject of it. It said, in a strain of affecting simplicity : — '' The winds roared, and the rains fell. The poor white...man, faint and weary, came and sat under our tree. lie hns no mother to bring him milk, no wife to grind his corn." Chorus, " Let us pif the white man,...
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The African Repository, Volume 13

1837
...which they lightened by an extempore song, of which he gives the following as an exact translation. " The winds roared 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 bis corn. Chorus. Let θη pity...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy: Embracing the Two Departments of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Cogswell Upham - 1837
...reference to his own situation. The air was sweet and plaintive ; and the words were literally as follows. "The winds roared, and the rains fell. The poor white man, faint and weary, came and eat under our tree. He has no mother to bring him milk, no wife to grind him corn. Let us pity the...
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The "negro Pew": Being an Inquiry Concerning the Propriety of Distinctions ...

Harvey Newcomb - 1837 - 108 pages
...furnished us : ' The winds bowled and ihe rain fell : The poor white man, weary with faligue, Sits under our tree: He has no mother to bring him milk, No woman to grind his corn. CHORDS. ' Pity the poor white man, He has no mother to bring him milk, No...
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The Life and Travels of Mungo Park: With the Account of His Death from the ...

Mungo Park - 1840 - 248 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. Trifling as this recital may appear to the reader,...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - 1840 - 288 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...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."* ^. *...
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Pictorial Geography of the World: Comprising a System of Universal ..., Volume 2

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1840
...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...mother to bring him milk ; no wife to grind his corn. Cltorns. Let us pity the white man ; no mother has he, &c. &c." Trifling as this recital may appear...
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Simple lessons in reading

Simple lessons - 1841
...they made on the subject of my visit. The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words 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 poor white man that came and sat under our tree." The singing of this little song greatly...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for ...

Thomas Cogswell Upham - 1841 - 480 pages
...reference to his own situation. The air was sweet and plaintive, and the words were literally as follows. " The winds roared, and the rains fell. The poor white...has no mother to bring him milk, no wife to grind him corn. Let us pity the white man ; no mother has he to bring him milk, no wife to grind him corn."...
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