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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 earned. "
Poems - Page 28
by William Cowper - 1826
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...bleeding heart, Weeps when she sees inflicted on a beast. Then what is man ? and what man seeing th^s, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man J I would not have a slave to till my ground. To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...his sweat With stripes, that mercy, with a bleeding heart, Weeps when she sees inflicted on a beast. Then what is man? And what man, seeing this, And having human feeling, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man? I would not have a slave to till...
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The task: a poem

William Cowper - 1811
...his sweat With stripes, that mercy with a bleeding heart, Weeps when she sees inflicted on a beast. Then what is man ? And what man, seeing this, And...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...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...heart, Then what is man ! And what man seeing this, Weeps when she sees inflicted on a beast. Arid having human feelings, does not blush And hang his...till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth 'The sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. 3Vo : dear...
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The Philanthropist: Or, Repository for Hints and Suggestions ..., Volume 1

Social service - 1811
...kindred drops, been mingled into one. — Thus man devotes his brother and destroy!— Then what is man i And what man seeing this, And having human feelings,...not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man ?" cowrn. As the professed object of the Philanthropist is " to encourage benevolent feelings," (for...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1811 - 254 pages
...human feelings, does not blufh And hang his head, to think himfelf am?n ? I would not have a flave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I fleep, Aod tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earned. •...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...his sweat With stripes, that mercy, with a bleeding heart, Weeps when she sees inflicted on a beast. Then what is man! And what man seeing this, And having...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...
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Keeper's travels in search of his master

Edward Augustus Kendall - Animal welfare - 1812 - 174 pages
...monsters, whose whole occupation was to render every thing around them miserable. He was ready to ask, " Then what is man? And what man seeing this, " And...human feelings, does not blush " And hang his head, to own himself a man ?" COWPER. He knew some exceptions. Had he not been well treated by some, even in...
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Leisure Hours: Or, Poems, Moral, Religious, & Descriptive

Joshua Marsden - Poets - 1812 - 160 pages
...rage a jhorter way To crowns of glory and immortal day. WEST-INDIA LOGIC, OR NEGROES HATE NO SOULS' 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...
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Cobbett's Parliamentary Debates, During the ... Session of the ..., Volume 9

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1812
...He would exclaim with the Poet, in the words of the motto of the pamphlet which he had mentioned, " I would not have a slave to till my ground, " To carry me, to fan me when 1 sleep, " And trembl." when I wakf, for a'l the wea'th " That sinews bought anil sold have cvar...
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