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Bøker Bok 101110 av 114Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they...
" 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 Poems of William Cowper - Side 183
av William Cowper - 1828 - 427 sider
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Classical Economics: January 1819 to January 1820

Donald Rutherford - 1999 - 512 sider
...disadvantage, with that of the United States on this subject: — it might have occurred to him that — 'Slaves cannot breathe in England: — if their lungs...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing.' Of this, however, Mr. Fearon knows nothing — he found it not in the enlightened pages of the Examiner...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - 1136 sider
...bk. I The Sofa' I. 749; cl. Cowley 2 59:12, Proverbs (»11:15 20 Slaves cannot breathe in Kngland, if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are...free; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. The Task ( l 78 s I bk. 2 'The Timepiece' I. 40; cf. Anonymous I8:S 21 Hngland, with all thy faults,...
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Slave Narratives

James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, Olaudah Equiano, Frederick Douglass, Nat Turner, William Wells Brown, Ellen Craft, Henry Bibb, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Ann Jacobs, Jacob D. Green, William Craft - 2000 - 1035 sider
...GARRISON. RUNNING A THOUSAND MILES FOR FREEDOM; OR, THE ESCAPE OF WILLIAM AND ELLEN CRAFT FROM SLAVERY. "Slaves cannot breathe in England: if their lungs...free; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. " COWPER. LONDON: WILLIAM TWEEDIE, 337, STRAND. i860. Ellen Craft, the fugitive slave. PREFACE. HAVING...
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The Poetry of Slavery: An Anglo-American Anthology, 1764-1865

Marcus Wood - 2003 - 704 sider
...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...blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through every vein Of all your empire; that where Britain's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too....
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North Carolina Slave Narratives: The Lives of Moses Roper, Lunsford Lane ...

William L. Andrews, David Alexander Davis - 2003 - 279 sider
...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...free; They touch our country and their shackles fall." — Cowper.16 When I reached Liverpool, I proceeded to Dr. Raffles, and handed my letters of recommendation...
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His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838-64

Owen Lovejoy, William Ann Moore - 2004 - 432 sider
...irresistible genius of UNIVERSAL EMANCIPATION." The same sentiment is breathed forth in the verse of Cowper: "Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs...blessing. Spread it then And let it circulate through every vein Of all your empire, that where Britain's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too."...
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The Cambridge Companion to Harriet Beecher Stowe

Cindy Weinstein - 2004 - 250 sider
...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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Legal History of the Color Line: The Rise and Triumph of the One-drop Rule

Frank W. Sweet - 2005 - 540 sider
...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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The North Carolina Roots of African American Literature: An Anthology

William L. Andrews - 2006 - 314 sider
...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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The North Carolina Roots of African American Literature: An Anthology

William L. Andrews - 2006 - 314 sider
...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...are free; They touch our country, and their shackles fall."—Cowper. 55 When I reached Liverpool, I proceeded to Dr. Raffles, and handed my letters of...
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