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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 Panoplist, Or, the Christian's Armory - Page 384
1808
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Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 pages
...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...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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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...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 are...it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire ; that, where Britain's pow'r Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. Arrival of the...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...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 moment they are...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. Section 111. REFLECTIONS...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1819
...once feriied 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 are...Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Ot all your empire ; that, where Hritain's pow'i. Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. Sure there...
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The Baptist Magazine, Volume 11

Baptists - 1819
...Constitution in principle or in practice, thanks be to God — • Slaves cannot breathe in England — if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing." What are the friends of God and man in America doing, that with stern countenance and unremitting energy,...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 21

1819
...on this subject: — it might have occurred to him that — ' Slaves cannot breathe in England: — if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing.' Of this, however, Mr. Feajon knows nothing — he found it not in the enlightened pages of the Examiner...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1819
...on this subject: — it might have occurred to him that— ' Slaves cannot breathe in England: — if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are...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 baptist Magazine

1819
...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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Figures of Elocution exemplified; or, Directions for reading and reciting ...

Charles RICHSON - 1820 - 76 pages
...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 are...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. COWPER. THE MISERIES...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1820 - 480 pages
...ferried o'er the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loosed. Staves caunot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are...shackles fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation prond And ;ealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate throngh every vein Of all your...
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