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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 earn'd. "
Works: Life and Letters - Page 340
by William Cowper - 1835
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...human feelings, does not blufh And hang his head, to think himfelf a man ? I would not have a flave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No...
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

1787 - 198 pages
...hand; There mall we view the billows raging ftrife, Aid the kind breaft, and waft Ms boat to land." I WOULD not have a Slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while i fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No...
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An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species: Particularly the ...

Thomas Clarkson - 1787 - 134 pages
...fan rne while I fleep, " And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth " That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. " No,: dear as freedom is, and in my heart's " Juft eftimation priz'd above all price, " I had much rather be myfelf the flave " And wear the bonds,...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books. To which is Added, Tirocinium: Or, A Review ...

William Cowper - 1787 - 186 pages
...human feelings, does not blufh And hang his head, to think himfelf a man.? I would not have a flave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth . That fmews bought and fold have ever earn'd. .....
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...human feelings, does not blufh And hang his head, to think himfelf a man ? I would not have a flave to till my ground> To carry me, to fan me while I deep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. 5 No:...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...me, or fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No : dear as freedom is, and in my heart's Juft eftimation priz'd above all price, I had much rather be myfelf the flave And wear the bonds, than...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...human feelings, does not blufh, And hang his head, to think himfelf a man ? 1 would not have a Have to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That fmews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No:...
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An Historical, Geographical, Commercial, and Philosophical View of ..., Volume 3

William Winterbotham - 1795
...triumph, crowa him with laurels, and let the millions liften while he fings " I would not have a flave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finevvs bought and fold have ever earn'd. No...
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1795
...hitman feelings, does not blufh, And hang his head, to think himfelf a man ? I would not have a flave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I fleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No:...
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The Bee: A Selection of Poetry

1796 - 191 pages
...human feelings, des not blufh And hang his head, to think himfelf a man ? I would not have a flave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I deep, And tremble when I wr.ke, for all the wealth That finews bought and fold have ever earn'd. No...
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