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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. "
A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams - Page 585
by Cyclopaedia - 1853
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Poems,

William Cowper - 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 Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 12

Literary Criticism - 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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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...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 wave, That...
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Poems

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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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of ...

Thomas Clarkson - Slave-trade - 1808
...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...all 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, —...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of ...

Thomas Clarkson - Antislavery movements - 1839 - 615 pages
...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 rather be 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 o'er the wave That parts...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...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 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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...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...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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