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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 Defender - Page 257
1855
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1825 - 302 pages
...the slave, And wear the bonds, than fasten them on him. We have no slaves at home—then why abroad 1 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 our air, that moment they are...
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Poems. With an introductory essay by J. Montgomery

William Cowper - 1826
...prized above all price, I had much rather be myself the slave, And wear the bonds, than fasten them on him. We have no slaves at home — then why abroad?...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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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...above all price, I had much rather be myself the slave, • 33 And wear the bonds, than fasten them on him. We have no slaves at home. — Then why abroad...ferried o'er the 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...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 286 pages
...priz'd above, all price ; I had much rather be myself the slave, And wear the bonds, than fasten them on him. We have no slaves at home — then why abroad...ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. 6 Slaves cannot breathe in England : if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free...
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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 are free : They touch our country, and their shackles fall." MR. CLARKSON. In 1785, Dr. Pickard, Master of Magdalen College, in the University of...
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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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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...they are 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,...
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Murray's English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, John Walker - 1826 - 304 pages
...above all price , , . 1 had much rather be myself the slave, ', .' And wear the bonds, than fasten them on him We have no slaves at home— then why abroad And they themselves once ferried o'er the wav» 1 nat parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. ! 6. Slaves cannot breathe in England : if their lunes...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 204 pages
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FPA Book of Quotations: A New Collection of Famous Sayings, Reflecting the ...

Franklin Pierce Adams - 1952 - 914 pages
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