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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. "
Proverbs, Maxims, and Phrases of All Ages: Classified Subjectively and ... - Page 271
1887 - 602 pages
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1819 - 490 pages
...themselves once ferried o'er the waves That part us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breath in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that...free; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate...
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The baptist Magazine

1819 - 594 pages
...And whatever are tlie defects of our Constitution in principle or in practice, thanks bo to God — ' Slaves cannot breathe in England — if their lungs...Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They roucli our country, aim their shackle^ full ;• That's noble — and bespeaks a nation pioud And jealous...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1819 - 448 pages
...abroad ? And they themselves, once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and Itos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; And let it circulate through every vein Of all your empire. That where Britain's power Is felt, mankind...
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Figures of Elocution exemplified; or, Directions for reading and reciting ...

Charles Richson - 1820 - 98 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...; They touch our country and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1820 - 508 pages
...they themselves once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loosed. Staves caunot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air,...free; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation prond And ;ealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - 1821 - 314 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. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821 - 556 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...; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. That's noble ! and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 280 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...free: They touch our country, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 278 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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 310 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...; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate...
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