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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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A General History of the Baptist Denomination in America: And ..., Volume 2

David Benedict - Baptists - 1813
...true, vote him a triumfih, crown him with laurels, and let the million listen while he sings — " I would not have a slave to till my ground, " To carry ire, to fan me while I sleep, " And tremble, when I wake, for all the wealth " That sinews bought and...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1813 - 320 pages
...would not have a slave to till my ground, To earry me,, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'dNo : dear as freedom is, and in ny heart's . SECTION III. The Rose. T wiT v.ad bee" Wash'd' latel-v...
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Poems by William Cowper ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1814 - 480 pages
...not blnsh, And ), in.; his head, to think himself a man ? I wonld not have a slave to till my gronnd, To carry me, to fan me while i sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bonght and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and...
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Poems

William Cowper, M'Nicoll - English poetry - 1815 - 622 pages
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to titl 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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A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States: With Reflections on ...

Jesse Torrey - Africa, West - 1817 - 94 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, and...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1817
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not hlush, 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 tremhle when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews hought and sold have ever earned. No : dear as...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not hlush, \nd hang his head, to think himself a man ? ( would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep. And tremhle when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews honght and sold have ever earned. No : dear as...
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Human Life, with variations; or, the Chapter of Accidents, etc

Caroline Herbert - 1817 - 188 pages
...failed giving him that epithet when they spoke of him. CHAP. V. " I would not have a slave to till the 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" Ax length the long wished...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 90

English literature - 1822
...would not have a SLAVE to till my ground, To curry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews, bought and sold, have ever carn'd. • 'TIS THE CAUSE OF МА1Г. There dwell the most forlorn of humankind, Immur'd, though unaccus'd,...
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