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" I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned. "
The Poetical Melange - Страница 87
1828
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African-British Writings in the Eighteenth Century: The Politics of Race and ...

Helena Woodard - 1999 - 180 страници
...Nevertheless, in "The Task" (1785), Cowper argues that individual liberty is sanctioned by nature: "I would not have a slave to till my ground, / To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, / And tremble while I wake, for all the wealth / That sinews bought and sold have ever earned (2: 29-32, 40-44)....
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Feminism: Feminism and the Enlightenment

Mary Evans - 2001 - 499 страници
...poignant passage from William Cowper's poem. The Task', popular with the contemporary reading public: I would not have a slave to till my ground. To carry...all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No: dear as freedom is. and in my heart's Just estimation priz'd above all price, I had much...
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Amazing Grace in John Newton: Slave-ship Captain, Hymnwriter, and Abolitionist

John Donald Wade, William E. Phipps, Donald Davidson - 2001 - 270 страници
...that he found appalling. Cowper's first criticism of slavery is found in a poem he published in 1784: 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?107 Cowper assisted in establishing a true understanding...
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Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination 1830-1867

Catherine Hall - 2002 - 556 страници
...kneeling and others working in the background under the overseers' whip. Cowper was quoted below: I would not have a Slave to till my ground, To carry...all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. We have no slaves at home - why then abroad? This was followed by a poem in the voice of an...
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The Poetry of Slavery: An Anglo-American Anthology, 1764-1865

Marcus Wood - 2003 - 704 страници
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head to think himself a man? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep. And tremble while I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No: dear as freedom...
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William Cowper: Selected Poems

William Cowper - 2003 - 119 страници
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush, And hang his head, to think himself a man? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, 30 And tremble when 1 wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd. No: dear...
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Searching for Jane Austen

Emily Auerbach - 2004 - 344 страници
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man? I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry...wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earned. Cowper concludes, "We have no slaves at home.—Then why abroad?" a question which goes as unanswered...
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The Early Republic: Primary Documents on Events from 1799 to 1820

Patricia L. Dooley - 2004 - 375 страници
...would then adopt the language of the humane COWPER: Or tremble when I wake, for all the wealth Which sinews bought and sold have ever earned. No: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Just estimation priz 'd above all price, I had much rather be myself the slave And wear the bonds, than fasten them...
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Into the Mouths of Babes: An Anthology of Children's Abolitionist Literature

Deborah C. De Rosa - 2005 - 390 страници
...these people and their children are the slaves spoken of in the poetry Lucy has been saying: — 'I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep.' "These were things the slaves were employed to do. When it was very hot, the masters and mistresses...
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The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Thomas F. Bonnell - 2008 - 408 страници
...seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think: himself a man ? t would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while 1 sleep. And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earnM* No...
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