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" I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. "
The Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal - Page 66
1833
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth The sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom, is, and...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1819
...would not have a slave to till my ground, To ciirry me, to fan me while 1 sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold...have ever earn'd. No: dear as freedom is, and in my hearth Just estimation priz'd above all price, I had much rather be myself the slave, And wear the...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man ? / 1 would not have a slave to till my ground, ( To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, \ And tremble while I wake, for all the wealth ((That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...till my ground, I'o carry me, to fan me while 1 sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth The sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and ia my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price ; Oooms and devotes him as his lawful prey. 1...
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The Baptist Magazine, Volume 11

Baptists - 1819
...department» •«-*NEGRO SLAVERY. * I would not have a slave to till my ground, — — • — — — for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd ; I would much rather be myself the slave, And wear the bonds, than fasten them on htm." Cawper. IN...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold...earn'd. No: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juat estimation priz'd above all price, I had much rather be myself the slave, And wear the bonds,...
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Figures of elocution exemplified; or, Directions for reading and reciting ...

Charles Richson - 1820
...seeing. this And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man? 1 would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, .And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and...
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Poems

William Cowper - Digital images - 1820 - 24 pages
...foulest blot, And having human feelings, does not blush, „ And hang his head, to think himself a man? I would not have a slave to till my ground. To carry me, to fan me while I sletp, . And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bonght and sold have ever earn'd....
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth, That sinews bought and sold have ever earn 'il. No: dear as freedom is,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned. No : dear as freedom is, and...
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