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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. "
The Poetical Melange - Page 87
1828
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

American literature - 1787 - 198 pages
...hand; There mall we view the billows raging ftrife, Aid the kind breaft, and waft Ms boat to land." I WOULD not have a Slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while i fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 420 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...all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price, I had much...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...feeing this, And having human feelings, does not blulh And hang his head, to think himfelf a MAN ? I would not have a SLAVE to till my ground, To carry me", to fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No!...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 12

1801
...melancholy subject, does the book open, and thus the paragraph closes in his own peculiar style : — I would not have a SLAVE to till my ground, To carry...the wealth, That sinews bought and sold have ever carn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price, I had much...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 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 awake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom^is, and...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper, John Newton - English poetry - 1802
...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...all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price, I had much...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 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, 3> 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 Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...himself a man .' I would not have a ilavc to till my ground, To carry roc, to fai; me wl:iie I bleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth, That...myself the slave, And wear the bonds, than fasten them on him. We have no slaves at home. — Then why abroad ? And they themselves once ferried over the...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...his head, to think himself a man i I would not have a slave 10 till my ground, To carry me, to f;ln me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all...earned. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's .30- -; THE TASK. BOOK. iIJust estimation prized above all price, I had much rather be myself the slave,...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...love for me. THEI/WAtr,. • AGAINST SLAVERY. t I WOULD not have a slave to till my ground, To cany me, to fan me while I sleep And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That pinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No: <!ear as freedom is, . I had tkiich rather be myself the...
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