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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 Quarterly Review - Página 131
por William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1819
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 263 páginas
...abroad ? 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...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire ; that where Britain's power...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 209 páginas
...wave , ' That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. 6. Slaves cannot breathe in England: if their lung! Receive our air, that moment they are free; They touch...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev'ry vein Of all your empire: that where Britain's power...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 209 páginas
...abroad ? 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...; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. Thatjs noble, and bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate...
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The English reader: or, Pieces in prose and poetry, from the best writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1828 - 252 páginas
...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...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. Spread it then, And let it circulate through ev ry vein Of all your empire ; that where Britain's power...
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Memoirs of Granville Sharp, Esq, Volumen1

Prince Hoare - 1828 - 404 páginas
...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...bespeaks a nation proud And jealous of the blessing. — Spread it then, And let it circulate through every vein Of all your empire, that where Britain's...
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The Negro in American History: Men and Women Eminent in the Evolution of the ...

John Wesley Cromwell - 1914 - 284 páginas
...no such law. This decision inspired Cowper's lines: Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lunga Receive our air, that moment they are free; They touch our country and their shackles fall. "The Story of the Slave," see, also, "Slavery and Anti-Slavery," William Goodell, for an elaborate...
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From Harlem to Paris: Black American Writers in France, 1840-1980

Michel Fabre - 1993 - 384 páginas
...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 páginas
...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 páginas
...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 páginas
...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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