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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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...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...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through every vein Of all your empire ; that where Britain's power...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 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...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 - 1821 - 253 pages
...themselves once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and l<> is'd. Slaves cannot Ijreathe in England : if their lungs Receive our air, that...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 Britian's power...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 264 pages
...and loos'd. 6. Slaves connot breathe in England : if their lungs Receive our air, that moment thfy are free ; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. That's noble and bespeaks a nation proud CHAPTER IV. DESCRIPTIVE PIECES. SECTION I. . The morning in summer. 1. THE meek-ey'd morn appears,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 263 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 our air, that moment they ;ire free ; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822
...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 British poets, including translations, Volume 80

British poets - 1822
...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...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through every vein Of all your empire ; that, where Britain's...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - 1822 - 304 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 Receive...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate througn ev'ry vein Of all your empire: that where Britain's power...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1822
...? . v "]) 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." ' In Mr. Curran's defence of Hamilton Rowan, accused of the publication of a seditious libel, there...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1822 - 264 pages
...ferried o-er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe IT England : ii" their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our country, and their shackles tall. That's noble, and betpeafe* a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let...
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