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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 131
1819
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 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 Receive...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 - 1811 - 254 pages
...abroad ? And they themfelves once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loofeJ. • Slaves cannot breathe in England : if their lungs...they are free ; They touch our country, and their fhackles fall. That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then,...
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Memoir of His Own Life

Roger Lamb - 1811 - 296 pages
...aggregate ground of our Empire at home. Slaves cannot breathe in England, if their lungs Kc'ceiv.o our air? that moment they are free; , 'they touch...their shackles fall, That's noble, and bespeaks a natioir proud, Ahd jealous of the blessiug. Spread it then, • And let it circulate through fv'ry...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 356 pages
...That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England : if their lungs R-ceive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our...shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud .> Aud jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...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...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England; If their longs 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 Of all your empire : that where Britain's pow'r...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 264 pages
...why abroad? And they themfelves once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England : if their lungs...they are free ; They touch our country, and their fhackles fall. That's noble, and befpeaks a nation proud And jealous of the bleffing. Spread it then,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 254 pages
...abroad ?, And (hey themselves once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England : if their lungs...shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation prood And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through every vein Of oil your...
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The rhapsodist; or, Mes souvenirs, an epistle [in verse].

Richard Esmond Comerford - 1817 - 99 pages
...western field ; * Non civium ardor prava jubentium, Non vultus instaotis Tyranni Monte quatit solida. -]- Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs...free, They touch our Country, and their shackles fall. " And this spirit of liberty is so deeply implanted in our Constitution, and rooted even in our...
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The Task

William Cowper - 1817 - 188 pages
...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 Receive...; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. Thafs noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate...
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