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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 earn'd. "
Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin - Page 88
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...this, And having human feelings, does not blufh And hang his head, to think himfelf a man ? I would not have a flave to till my ground, To carry me, to...wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimation priz'd above all price, I had rrrach rather...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1786
...human feelings, does not bhifli And hang his head, to think himfelf a man ? 1 would not have a (lave to till my ground| To carry me, to fan me while I lleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and ibid have ever earn'!....
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

1787 - 198 pages
...the billows raging ftrife, Aid the kind breaft, and waft Ms boat to land." I WOULD not have a Slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while i...bought and fold have ever earn'd. No : — dear as ^reedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimation priz'd above all price, J had much rather be myfelf the...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books. To which is Added, Tirocinium: Or, A Review ...

William Cowper - 1787 - 186 pages
...this, And having human feelings, does not blufh And hang his head, to think himfelf a man.? I would not have a flave to till my ground, To carry me, to...And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth . That fmews bought and fold have ever earn'd. .. No : dear a* freedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimation...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1787
...this, And having human feelings, does not blufh And hang his head, to think himfelf a man ? I would aot have a flave to till my ground, . To carry me, to fan me while I.fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd....
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An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species: Particularly the ...

Thomas Clarkson - 1787 - 134 pages
...Lordfhip's much obliged, and obedient fervant, Extraft from Cowper's Poem, called, THE TASK. f " I would not have a flave to till my ground, " To carry me, to fan rne while I fleep, " And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth " That finews bought and fold have...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...this, And having human feelings, does not blufh And hang his head, to think himfelf a man ? I would not have a flave to till my ground> To carry me, to fan me while I deep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. 5 No:...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...hang his head, to think himfelf a man ? I would not have a flave to till my ground, To carry me, or fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for...and fold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimation priz'd above all price, I had much rather be myfelf the flave And...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...human feelings, does not blufh, And hang his head, to think himfelf a man ? 1 would not have a Have to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I...fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That fmews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimarion priz'd...
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1795
...this, : And having hitman feelings, does not blufh, And hang his head, to think himfelf a man ? I would not have a flave to till my ground, To carry me, to...and fold have ever earn'd. No: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimation priz'd above all price, I had much rather be myfelf the flave, And...
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