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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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Elements of Mental Philosophy, embracing the two department of the Intellect ...

Thomas C. Upham - 1841
...to his own situation. The air was sw'eet 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 com. Let us pity the white man ; no mother has he to bring him milk, no wife to grind him corn."...
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Illustrations of the Law of Kindness

George Washington Montgomery - 1841 - 216 pages
...perfect simplicity, must have filled him with deep emotion. — " The winds roared and the rains fell. I The poor white man, faint and weary, came and sat under our tree. He has no mother to bri tig him milk, no wife to grind his corn." Chorus- — " Let us pity the white man, no mother has...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy Enbracing the Two Departments of the ..., Volume 2

Thomas Cogswell Upham - 1841
...well as from white, when nature, unperverted by adverse influences, is left to itself, is the same. " The poor white man, faint and weary, came and sat under our tree. Let us pity the white man." '$ 179. Proofs of a humane or philanthropic principle from the existence...
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Narrative of Discovery and Adventure in Africa

Robert Jameson - 1842 - 359 pages
...discovered that he himself was the subject of it. It said, in a strain of affecting simplicity,—" 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. Our traveller was much affected,...
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Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for ...

Thomas Cogswell Upham - 1842 - 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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A Treatise on Commercial Pharmacy: Intended as a Reference Book and a Text ...

Daniel Charles O'Connor - 1913 - 408 pages
...plaintive: and the words, literally translated were these: "The winds roared and the rain fell, when the poor white man, faint and weary, came, and sat under our tree." THE PERIOD.—RULE I.—When a sentence is complete in itself, and is neither connected in construction...
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Young England, Volume 4

...ran thus : — " The winds roared, and the rain fell ; the poor Mango Park and the little Moss-Jhwer. white man, faint and weary, came and sat under our...no mother to bring him milk ; no •wife to grind him corn. Clmnis : Let us pity the •white man ; no mother has he." Upon bidding the old woman farewell...
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The Uses of Poetry

Denys Thompson, Arthur Denys Halstead Thompson - 1978 - 238 pages
...a 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. Let us pity the white man; No mother has he, etc. (P. 80 According to the Chadwicks the same facility...
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Benjamin Rush's Lectures on the Mind

Benjamin Rush - 1981 - 735 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, &c. , &c. ' Trifling as this recital may appear to the...
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Slave Culture : Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America ...

Sterling Stuckey Professor of History Northwestern University - 1987 - 444 pages
...physician was the subject of a song created extemporaneously, sparked by the humanity of African women: 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. ... At another point, Park writes, "The rites of hospitality...
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