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" The Little Black Boy My mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black, but O! my soul is white; White as an angel is the English child, But I am black, as if bereav'd of light. My mother taught me underneath a tree, And sitting down before the heat... "
Life of William Blake: With Selections from His Poems and Other Writings - Page 33
by Alexander Gilchrist - 1880 - 431 pages
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Stories from My Attic

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1896 - 269 pages
...happy and w ana, So, if all do their duty, they need not fear harm. Here is another, which is called THE LITTLE BLACK BOY. My mother bore me in the Southern wild, And I am black, but oh, my soul is white ; White as an angel is the English child, But I am black, as if bereaved of light....
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1839
...Poetry. ТНК LITTLE ULACK BOY. 705 My mutlier bore me in the southern wild, And I am black, but oh! my soul is white ; White as an angel is the English child, But I am black, as if bereav'd of light. flly mother taught me underneath a tree, And sitting down before the heat of day,...
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Songs of Innocence and Experience: with Other Poems

William Blake - 1866 - 108 pages
...all the vales rejoice ; Little lamb, who made thee ? Dost thou know who made thee ? Little lamb, Til tell thee, Little lamb, I'll tell thee. He is called...bore me in the southern wild, And I am black, but oh ! my soul is white ; White as an angel is the English child, But I am black, as if bereaved of light....
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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor)., Volume 3

1867
...with it :— " THE LITTLE BLACK BOY. " My mother bore mo in the Southern Wild, And I am black, but 0 ! my Soul is white ; White as an Angel, is the English child, But I am black, as if bereav'd of light. " Sly mother* taught me beneath a tree, And sitting down before the heat of day,...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review and Quarterly Record of Christian ...

1868
...beauty, with accordant grandeur of sentiment and language, he knew no parallel nor hint elsewhere. " My mother bore me in the southern wild. And I am black, but oh my soul ia white. White as an angel ia the English child ; But I am black, as if bereaved of light....
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STORIES FROM MY ATTIC

1869
...happy and warm, So, if all do their duty, they need not fear harm. Here is another, which is called THE LITTLE BLACK BOY. My mother bore me in the Southern wild, And I am black, but oh, my soul is white ; White as an angel is the English child, But I am black, as if bereaved of light....
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The Monthly Religious Magazine, Volume 42

1869
...extracted the following exquisite poem from his " Songs of Innocence," written some time before 1789 : — THE LITTLE BLACK BOY. My mother bore me in the Southern wild, And I am black ; but, oh ! my soul is white : White as an angel is the English child ; But I am black, as if bereaved of...
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The Religious Magazine and Monthly Review, Volume 42

1869
...extracted the following exquisite poem from his " Songs of Innocence," written some time before 1789 : — THE LITTLE BLACK BOY. My mother bore me in the Southern wild, And I am black ; but, oh ! my soul is white : White as an angel is the English child ; But I am black, as if bereaved of...
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Hours at Home, Volume 11

1870
...is The Little Black Boy (p. 30), a poem rarely equalled for grand simplicity and deep pathos : — " My mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black ; but oh my soul is white. White as an angel is the English child, But I am black, as if bereaved of light....
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The School board readers. Standard i(iii-vi), ed. by a former H.M ..., Volume 1

School board readers - 1872
...reason to imagine her very timid." THE LITTLE BLACK BOY. south-era under-neath be-reav-ed van-ish. My mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black, but oh, my soul is white, White as an angel is the English child, But I am black, as if bereaved of light....
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