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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. "
English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry - Página 251
por Lindley Murray - 1827
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 252 páginas
...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 ; 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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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittainham Lacey - 1828 - 300 páginas
...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 free ; They...vein Of all your empire ; that where Britain's power Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. YOUTH AND AGE.— Coleridge^ Verse, a breeze 'mid blossoms...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 páginas
...the wave That parts us, are emancipate and lops'd. Slaves cannot breathe in England ; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They...ev'ry vein Of all your empire ; that, where Britain's pow'r Is felt, mankind may feel her mercy too. Sure there is need of social intercourse, Benevolence,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1828 - 252 páginas
...wave That parts us, are emancipate and loos'd. S 6. Slaves cannot breathe in England: if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free ; They...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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Journal of the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology, Volumen14

1924
...1783-1785 imitated this in his wellknown lines : "Slaves cannot breathe in England; if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are 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 - 1991 - 358 páginas
...cultural link between American Negroes and France. Slaves cannot breathe in England: if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are 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
...hypocrisy. "Slaves cannot breathe in England," William Cowper had rejoiced in 1785, "if their lungs / Receive our air, that moment they are free! / 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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Literacy Across Languages and Cultures

Bernardo M. Ferdman, Rose-Marie Weber, Arnulfo G. Ramirez - 1994 - 346 páginas
...Cowper's "Time-Piece," the second book of his Task: Slaves cannot breathe in England: if their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are free; They touch our country, and their shackles fall. (Lines 40-43) I have read these same lines in The Liberator, the point guard of the abolitionist press,...
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Crowns of Glory, Tears of Blood

1997 - 378 páginas
...the wave, That parts us, are emancipate and loosed. Slaves cannot breathe in England. If their lungs Receive our air, that moment they are 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
...bones." Shakespeare, Julius Caesar 3.2.81-82. 5. "Slaves cannot breathe in England, if their lungs / Receive our air, that moment they are free; / 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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