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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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Poems

William Cowper - 1820 - 480 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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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 263 pages
...having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not h:ive 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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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 253 pages
...this, And having human feelings does not blusii And hang his head, to think himself a man ? 1 would nut have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while 1 sleep, A '.id tremble when I wake, fur all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd,...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - Literature - 1822 - 304 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 wca.t" That sinews bought and sold have e irer earn 1 5. No: dear as freedom is,...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 80

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...man, 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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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...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 Percy anecdotes, by Sholto and Reuben Percy. (Eloquence).

Joseph Clinton Robertson - 1822
...hope of abolishing slavery ? No : he would never give it up, but exclaim in the words of the poet, " I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me when I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd."...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1822 - 264 pages
...seeing this, And hang his head, to think himself a man ? And having Iruman feelings, does not blush I would not have a slave to till my ground. To carry ne, to tan me while I sleep, And tremble when 1 wake, for all the wealth That sinews brought and sold...
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