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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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True happiness found only in the Christian life: letters

Andrew Reid (of London.) - 1824
...may a double portion of his spirit rest on us, and may his prayers be answered. Amen. LETTER XXVII. 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. No, I would rather be myself...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...having pow'r T' enforce the wrong, for such a worthy cause Dooms and devotes him as his lawful prey. 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. Cowper's Task, b. 2. . •...
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The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families, on a ...

John Lauris Blake - History - 1824 - 381 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'd. No — dear as freedom is,...
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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...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 ian me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - Readers - 1825 - 302 pages
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to thinlt himself a man ? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry...sleep, And tremble when 1 wake, for all the wealth i That sinews bought and spld have ever earn'd. ^ 5. No : dear as freedom , and in my heart's Just...
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The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families. On a ...

John Lauris Blake - History - 1825 - 372 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'd. No — dear as freedom is,...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 264 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 1 sleep, v And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd....
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Wanderings of Childe Harolde: A Romance of Real Life ..., Volume 3

John Harman Bedford - 1825
...of his labour. — I would -I would not have a slave To fan me while I sleep, and tremble when I wake, For all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd.' "In England, the poorest labourer is free; and yet we have vassals prompt in obedience, and willing...
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Wanderings of Childe Harold; a romance of real life, Volume 3

John Harman Bedford - 1825
...produce of his labour. — 84 -I would not have a slave To fan me while I sleep, and tremble when I wake, For all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd.' "In England, the poorest labourer is free; and yet we have vassals prompt in obedience, and willing...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, John Walker - Children - 1826 - 304 pages
...seeing this And liavme 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...sleep. And tremble when 1 wake, for all the wealth That smews bought and sold have ever earn'd. 5. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation...
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