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" 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 of day, She took me... "
Stories from My Attic - Page 14
by Horace Elisha Scudder - 1896 - 269 pages
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...spoke with such a tone, That I almost received her heart into my own." THE LITTLE BLACK BOY. — Blake. 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 bereaved of light....
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

1854 - 430 pages
...with such a tone, That I almost received her heart into my own." THE LITTLE BLACK BOY. — Blake. Mr 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 bereaved of light....
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

1855 - 430 pages
...with such a tone, That I almost received her heart into my own." THE LITTLE BLACK BOY.— Blake. Mr 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 bereaved of light....
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1858
...spoke with such a tone, That I almost received her heart into my own." THE LITTLE BLACK BOY.— Blake. 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 bereaved of light....
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Life of William Blake, "Pictor Ignotus".: With Selections from His ..., Volume 2

Alexander Gilchrist, Anne Burrows Gilchrist, William Blake - 1863 - 389 pages
...GREEN. The sun does arise ............. 28 THE LAMB. Little lamb, ic ho made thee ? ............. 29 THE LITTLE BLACK BOY, My mother bore me in the southern wild ..... 30 THE BLOssOM. Merry, merry sparrow ! .............. 31 THE CHIMNEY-SWEEPER. When My mother...
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - 1866
...youth Age might but take the things Youth needed not ! W. Wordsworth. CVIL THE LITTLE BLACK BOY. Y 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 bereaved of light....
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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. " My mother...
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Thoreau: the Poet-naturalist: With Memorial Verses

William Ellery Channing - 1873 - 357 pages
...production of the representation of an object ; " although he admired the poet's description, — " My mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black,...as an angel is the English child, But I am black as it' bereaved of light." For pure, nonsensical abstractions he had no taste. ^ No work on metaphysics...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1878 - 28 pages
...deep and kind, Shall watch around and leave good gifts behind, Little Bell, for theel" T. WSSTWOOU THE LITTLE BLACK BOY. MY mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black; but, oh, my soul is white 1 White as an angel is the English child, But I am black, as if bereaved of light. My mother taught...
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Life of William Blake: With Selections from His Poems and Other ..., Volume 1

Alexander Gilchrist - 1880 - 431 pages
...thou a lamb, We are called by His name. Little lamb, God bless thee ! Little lamb, God bless thee ! 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 bereaved of light....
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