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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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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1825 - 220 pages
...once 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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The Scrap-book, Or, A Selection of Interesting and Authentic Anecdotes

Anecdotes - 1825 - 180 pages
...the man to whom we owe our power of repeating with truth. 121 > " Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs " Receive our air, that moment they...They touch our country, and their shackles fall." QUEEN CHARLOTTE. MANY unostentatious acts of humanity and benevolence are related of her late Majesty,...
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Hints to Parents: In Two Parts

Child development - 1825 - 72 pages
...the wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lunge Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They touch our Country, and their shackles fall. * Life of Granville Sharp, by Prince Hoar. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 252 pages
...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...it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire ; that where Britain's power h felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. CHAP. IV. DESCRIPTIVE...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 286 pages
...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...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. — COWTKR. CHAPTER...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1826
...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 free ; They...it, then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein 45 Of all your empire : that, where Britain's pow'r Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. Sure there...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...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 free ; They...it, then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein 45 Of all your empire : that, where Britain's pow'r Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. Sure there...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...ferried o'er the wavfl That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. 6. Slaves cannot breathe in England : If 'their lungs Receive our air, that moment they...fall. That's noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealoift of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through every vein , Of all your empire...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, John Walker - Children - 1826 - 304 pages
...wav» 1 nat parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. ! 6. Slaves cannot breathe in England : if their lunes Receive our air, that moment they are free ,' , They touch our country, and their shackles'fall. 1 hat a noble, and bespeaks a nation proud' And ealous of the blessing. Spread it then,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 204 pages
...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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