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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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Samboe; or the African boy, by the author of “Twilight hours improved.” [M ...

Richard SAMBLE, Mary Ann Hedge - Slavery - 1823 - 175 pages
...follow him to the apartment of his lady, previously to her taking her morning airing. CHAPTER IX. " 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." COWPEK. FROM the reciprocation...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...seeing this, And paying human feelings, does not bltfsh", And hang his head, (o 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,...
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Poems

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 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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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 of The ...

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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Poems

William Cowper - English poetry - 1824 - 423 pages
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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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