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" Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free; They touch our country and their shackles fall. "
Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ... - Page 47
by William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...had rrrach rather be myfelf the flave And wear the bonds, than faften them on him. We have no flaves at home — Then why abroad ? And they themfelves...noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blefling. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire. That where Britain's...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1786
...ilaves at home — Then why abroad .* And they themfclves once ferried o'er the wave, That parts us, arc emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England...moment they are free, They touch our country, and their fliackles fall. That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then,...
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Poems, Volume 2

1787
...the bonds, than fatten them on him. We U. THE TIME - PIEC *; „ We have no flaves at home.—Then why abroad ? And they themfelves once ferried o'er...our country and their fhackles fall. That's noble, andbefpeaksa nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books. To which is Added, Tirocinium: Or, A Review ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1787 - 186 pages
...the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungt Receive our air, that moment they are free, They touch...noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire. That where Britain's...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...have no flaves at home. — Then why abroad? And they themfelves, once ferried o'er the wave That part us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe...noble, and. befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire ; that where Britain's...
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Poems: by William Cowper, ... In two volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1790
...us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs THE TIME-PIECE. 35 Receive our air, that moment they are free, They touch...noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire : that, where...
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Poems: by William Cowper, ... In two volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1795
...bonds, than faften them on him. We have no flaves at home.—Then why abroad ? And they themfclves, once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate...are free; They touch our country, and their fhackles fait That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then, And let...
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The Bee: A Selection of Poetry

English poetry - 1796 - 191 pages
...parts us, are emancipate and loos'c.. Slaves cannot breathe in England, if their lungs Receive the air, that moment they are free, They touch our country, and their fhakles fait That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jc;il:ins of the blefling. Spread it then,...
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Medical Abstracts: On the Nature of Health, with Practical Observations and ...

1797
...ferried o'er the wave that parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in LNGLAND ; if their lungs receive our air, that moment they are...country, and their fhackles fall. That's noble, and bcfpcaks a nation proud and jealous of the blefiing. Spread it then, and let it circulate through cv'ry...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1799 - 356 pages
...bonds, than fallen them on him. We have no llaves at home — then why abroad ? And they themtelves once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate...country, and their fhackles fall. That's noble, and bef peaks a nation proud And je:ilous of the blefsing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through...
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