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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 Poems of William Cowper - Side 183
av William Cowper - 1828 - 427 sider
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The English reader: or, Pieces in prose and verse, from the best writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1828 - 252 sider
...themseives once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. 6 Slaves cannot breaihe in England : if their lungs Receive our air, that...ev'ry vein Of all your empire ; that where Britain's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too.— COWPBB. CHAPTER IVi DESCRIPTIVE PIECES. SECTION I....
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The Poetical Melange, Volum 1

1828
...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...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 to....
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Memoirs of Granville Sharp, Esq, Volum 1

Prince Hoare - 1828 - 404 sider
...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...blessing. — Spread it then, And let it circulate through every vein Of all your empire, that where Britain's pow'r Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too!'1...
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The English reader: or, Pieces in prose and poetry, from the best writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1828 - 252 sider
...abroad ? And they^hemselves once ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. S 6. Slaves cannot breathe in England: if their lungs Receive...blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev ry vein Of all your empire ; that where Britain's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too....
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Y Drysorfa. Llyfr 1, rhif 1-llyfr 16, rhif 192; cyfres newydd, llyfr.1 rhif ...

1876
...eu gwamlu fei "caffaeliad oddiar y eularn," gan feddwl am liuellau prydferth y bardd Seisonig : — "Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing." Ac felly y mae ymhob gwlad uwchben pa un y mae baner Brydaiu yn chwyfio. Felly pirhaed. Gyda'r bardd...
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Journal of the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology, Volum 14

1924
...Verg. E. 2, 19. William Cowper in "The Task," written 1783-1785 imitated this in his wellknown lines : "Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs...free. They touch our country and their shackles fall." 250 conclusively established that there was not a real difference in status between the so-called villein...
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From Harlem to Paris: Black American Writers in France, 1840-1980

Michel Fabre - 1993 - 384 sider
...represents an early, important, and for a time the only, cultural link between American Negroes and France. Slaves cannot breathe in England: if their lungs Receive...free, They touch our country, and their shackles fall. Cowper's lines epitomized England's aspiration to be the champion of abolitionism. In quoting them...
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Multicultural Literature and Literacies: Making Space for Difference

Suzanne Miale Miller, Suzanne M. Miller, Barbara McCaskill - 1993 - 300 sider
...Americans' own hypocrisy. "Slaves cannot breathe in England," William Cowper had rejoiced in 1785, "if their lungs / Receive our air, that moment they.../ They touch our country, and their shackles fall" (Task, 1836-1837, Book II, line 40). By act of Parliament and official decree, England had emancipated...
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Crowns of Glory, Tears of Blood

1997 - 378 sider
...why abroad? And they themselves once ferried over the wave, That parts us, are emancipate and loosed. Slaves cannot breathe in England. If their lungs Receive...free; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. That is noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it...
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Civilization and Black Progress: Selected Writings of Alexander Crummell on ...

Alexander Crummell, Southern Texts Society - 1995 - 265 sider
...after them. / The good is oft interred with their 1 o bones." Shakespeare, Julius Caesar 3.2.81-82. 5. "Slaves cannot breathe in England, if their lungs...They touch our country, and their shackles fall." William Cowper, The Task 2.40-42. 6. "The fair humanities of old religion." Samuel Taylor Coleridge,...
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