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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
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The Cambridge Companion to Harriet Beecher Stowe

Cindy Weinstein - 2004 - 250 pages
...why abroad? And they themselves, once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loosed. Slaves cannot breathe in England, if their lungs Receive...shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud. (lines 39-45)18 Cowper's words here, which celebrate the British love for freedom and the proud nobility...
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Narrative of the Life of James Watkins

James Watkins - 2004 - 48 pages
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Native Life In South Africa Before And Since The European War And The Boer ...

Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje - 2004 - 240 pages
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The History Of The Rise, Progress And Accomplishment Of The Abolition Of The ...

Thomas Clarkson - 2004 - 528 pages
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An Illustrated History of the Royal Navy

John Winton - 2005 - 232 pages
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Legal History of the Color Line: The Rise and Triumph of the One-drop Rule

Frank W. Sweet - 2005 - 540 pages
...of September 2, 2004, the Royal Archivist at Windsor Castle was unable to find any record of it. 131 Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs Receive...free! They touch our country and their shackles fall. Figure 18. Lord Mansfield To be sure, this was the same period when the idea of "racial" African inferiority...
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England My England: A Treasury of All Things English

Gerry Hanson - 2005 - 240 pages
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Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves

Adam Hochschild - 2006 - 468 pages
...Thus ended G. Sharp's long contest with Lord Mansfield." The poet William Cowper hailed the ruling: Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free. But the fine print made the air look not so liberating. Mansfield carefully couched his decision in...
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Slavery, Colonialism, and Connoisseurship: Gender and Eighteenth-century ...

Nandini Bhattacharya - 2006 - 201 pages
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The North Carolina Roots of African American Literature: An Anthology

William L. Andrews - 2006 - 328 pages
...alone that gives the flower of fleeting life its lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it." "Slaves cannot breathe in England; If their lungs...They touch our country, and their shackles fall."— Cowper.55 When I reached Liverpool, I proceeded to Dr. Raffles, and handed my letters of recommendation...
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