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" Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 117
edited by - 1819
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Hints to Parents ...: No. I[-VI], Issues 1-6

1825 - 498 pages
...why abroad? And they themselves, once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire, that where Britain's power...
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The Scrap-book, Or, A Selection of Interesting and Authentic Anecdotes

1825 - 188 pages
...in claiming as an ancestor, than the man to whom we owe our power of repeating with truth. 121 > " Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs...They touch our country, and their shackles fall." QUEEN CHARLOTTE. MANY unostentatious acts of humanity and benevolence are related of her late Majesty,...
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Hints to Parents: In Two Parts

1825 - 90 pages
...the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lunge Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our Country, and their shackles fall. * Life of Granville Sharp, by Prince Hoar. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 288 pages
...abroad .' And they themselves once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. 6 Slaves cannot breathe in England : if their lungs...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire ; that where Britain's power...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 268 pages
...themselves once ferried o'er the ware That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe ii. England : if their lungs Receive our air, that moment...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire ; that where Britain's power...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 266 pages
...abroad ? And they, themselves once ferried o'er the wavfl That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. 6. Slaves cannot breathe in England : If 'their lungs...fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealoift of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through every vein , Of all your empire...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs 40 Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it, then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein 45 Of all your empire : that, where Britain's...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826 - 242 pages
...wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs 40 Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it, then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein 45 Of all your empire : that, where Britain's...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 1

Reuben Percy - 1826 - 394 pages
...pride in claiming as an ancestor, than the man to whom we owe our power of repeating with truth, " Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs...They touch our country, and their shackles fall." MR. CLARKSON. In 1785, Dr. Pickard, Master of Magdalen College, in the University of Cambridge, gavaout...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 224 pages
...sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. 6. Slaves cannot breathe in England: if their lungs Receive...our air, that moment they are free; They touch our count.-y, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing....
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