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" Can the blood that, at Lexington, poured o'er the plain, When the sons warred with tyrants their rights to uphold, Can the tide of Niagara wipe out the stain? No! Jefferson's child has been bartered for goldl The daughter of Jefferson sold for a slave! "
Negro History: 1553-1903 - Page 73
by Edwin Wolf, II - 1969 - 83 pages
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The Music in African American Fiction

Robert H. Cataliotti - History - 1995 - 254 pages
...overriding themes of Clotel: the hypocrisy and duplicity of America's architects of liberty and equality.ti Can the blood that, at Lexington, poured o'er the...No! Jefferson's child has been bartered for gold! Do you boast of your freedom? Peace, babblers be still ; Prate not of the goddess who scarce deigns...
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The Jefferson Image in the American Mind

Merrill D. Peterson - History - 1960 - 548 pages
...book he was then compiling. Presumably the abolitionist flock chorused such verses as the following: Can the blood that, at Lexington, poured o'er the...bartered for gold! The daughter of Jefferson sold for a slavel The child of a freeman for dollars and francs! The roar of applause, when your orators rave,...
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Sally Hemings & Thomas Jefferson: History, Memory, and Civic Culture

Jan Lewis, Peter S. Onuf - History - 1999 - 280 pages
...and bondage.4 An anonymous 1839 poem, entitled "Jefferson's Daughter," made the point emphatically: The daughter of Jefferson sold for a slave! The child...rave Is lost in the sound of her chain as it clanks. In six other stanzas the contrast is drawn between the icons of revolutionary patriotism (Lexington,...
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Telling Narratives: Secrets in African American Literature

Leslie W. Lewis - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 217 pages
...first three stanzas of "Jefferson's Daughter," as printed in the Anti-Slavery Harp are as follows: 180 Can the blood that, at Lexington, poured o'er the...with tyrants their rights to uphold, Can the tide of Niagra wipe out the stain? No! Jefferson's child has been bartered for gold! Do you boast of your freedom?...
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