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" CHAINED in the market-place he stood, A man of giant frame, Amid the gathering multitude That shrunk to hear his name — All stern of look and strong of limb, His dark eye on the ground : — And silently they gazed on him, As on a lion bound. "
THE LIFE, CRIME, AND CAPTURE OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH, WITH A FULL SKETCH OF THE ... - Page 66
by GEPRGE ALFRED TOWNSEND - 1886
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The United States Review and Literary Gazette, Volume 1

American periodicals - 1827
...have heard it. Brothers, I have done. ORIGINAL POETRY. THE AFRICAN CHIEF. CHAINED in the market-place he stood, A man of giant frame, Amid the gathering multitude That shrunk to hear his name, — All stern of look and strong of limb, His dark eye on the ground : —...
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The African Repository, Volume 2

African Americans - 1827
...memory of that unadorned statement of facts, by the following beautiful and pathetic stanzas: Chained in the market place he stood, A man of giant frame, , Amid the gathering multitude That shrunk to hear his name. — All stern of look and strong of limb, His dark eye on the ground ; And...
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United States Review and Literary Gazette, Volume 1

1827
...have heard it. Brothers, I have done. ORIGINAL POETRY. THE AFRICAN CHIEF. CHAINED in the market-place he stood, A man of giant frame, Amid the gathering multitude That shrunk to hear his name, — All stern of look and strong of limb, His dark eye on the ground : —...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1828
...from it nothing but their own peaceful happiness. THE AFRICAN CHIEF. CHAIN'D in the market-place be stood, a man of giant frame, Amid the gathering multitude that shrank to hear his name, — All stern of look and strong of limb, his dark eye on the ground :— And silently thay gazed on him, as...
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The African Observer, Volumes 1-12

Slavery - 1828
...having carried off the coast, in the same vessel, last voyage, 600 slaves. THE AFRICAN CHIEF Chained in the market place he stood, A man of giant frame, Amid the gathering multitude That shrunk to hear his name, — All stern of look and strong of limb, His dark eye on the ground, —...
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American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science and ...

1828
...with hands !" LESSON XCVII. The African Chief. — US LITERARY GAZETTE. CHAIN'D in the market-place he stood, A man of giant frame, Amid the gathering multitude That shrunk to hear his name, — All stem of look and strong of limb. His dark eye on the ground : And...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...lament ! — Adieu ! For, see, the hounds are just in view." SECTION n. The African Chief. 1. CHAINED in the market place he stood, A man of giant frame, Amid the gathering multitude That shrunk to hear his name. All stern of look and strong of limb, His dark eye on the ground ; And silently...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 pages
...himself, and inaccessible to the power of man." EXERCISE 36. The African Chief.—BRYANT. 1 Chained in the market place he stood, A man of giant frame, Amid the gathering multitude That shrunk to hear his name,— All stern of look and strong of limb, His dark eye on the ground — And...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1836 - 274 pages
...tones are not so sweet As the fierce shout of victory. THE AFRICAN CHIEF. CHAINED in the market-place he stood, A man of giant frame, Amid the gathering multitude That shrunk to hear his name — All stern of look and strong of limb, His dark eye on the ground : —...
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The Reader and Speaker: Containing Lessons for Rhetorical Reading and ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1836 - 215 pages
...(he soldier as they are to the clergyman or lawyer. THE AFRICAN CHIEF. CHAINED in the market-place he stood, A man of giant frame, Amid the gathering multitude That shrunk to hear his name, — All stern in look and strong of limb, His dark eye on the ground : And...
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