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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 Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 2

Anecdotes - 1826
...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." IMPROVISATORL The gift of extemporaneous versifying seems confined to the south of Europe. It is indeed...
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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827
...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 English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1827 - 264 pages
...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. 6. No : dear as freedom is,...
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Letters from Europe, the journal of a tour through Ireland ..., Volume 2

Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter - 1827
...fanning him, and keeping off the flies. The picture forcibly brought to my mind a passage in fowper : " 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." But when one reasons philosophically...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1827 - 252 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 everearn'd. 5 No : dear as freedom is,...
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The Medical Companion: Or Family Physician; Treating of the Diseases of the ...

James Ewell - Electronic books - 1827 - 814 pages
...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 trembk when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned. CowpEa. To mention...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1827 - 252 pages
...feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man ? I would not have a slave to til) 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 everearn'd. 5 No : dear as freedom is,...
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English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1827
...feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man? I would not have a slave to till ray 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, 5. No: dear as freedom is,...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 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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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
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