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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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Hints to Parents: In Two Parts

1825 - 72 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 - 286 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 - 252 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
...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
...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
...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 - 204 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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Poems. With an introductory essay by J. Montgomery

William Cowper - 1826
...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 our air, that moment they are free ; They touch oar country, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, John Walker - 1826 - 304 pages
...wav» 1 nat parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. ! 6. Slaves cannot breathe in England : if their lunes Receive our air, that moment they are free ,' , They touch our country, and their shackles'fall. 1 hat a noble, and bespeaks a nation proud' And ealous of the blessing. Spread it then,...
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