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" So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil ; And see his lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful tho' a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. "
Poems - Page 196
by Robert Burns - 1811
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history of the united states

benson j. losssing - 1859
...asked, in the presence of oppression, "If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave, By Nature's laws designed ; Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind...has man the will and pow'r To make his fellow mourn ?" l Nations, like men, have thus spoken. The principles of civil and religious liberty, and the inalienable...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1859 - 762 pages
...though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave — By Nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish E'er planted...His cruelty or scorn'! Or why has man the will and power To make his fellow mourn? Yet, let not this too much, my son. Disturb thy youthful breast: This...
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THE POETICAL WORKS ROBERT BURNS

1859
...a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. IX. If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave, By Nature's law design'd; Why was an independent wish E'er planted...His cruelty, or scorn ? Or why has man the will and powY BURJTS'S POEMS. Yet, let not this too much, my son, Disturb thy youthful breast; This partial...
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Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 605 pages
...over-strained heart, with a powerful emphasis : — " If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave — By nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish • E'er...my mind ? If not, why am I subject to His cruelty and scorn ? Or why has man the will and power To make his fellow mourn ? " Yes, Burns was indeed the...
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The poetical works and letters of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - English letters - 1859 - 642 pages
...And helpless offspring mourn. " If I'm designed yon lordling's slave— By Nature's law designed — Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind ? If not, why am I subjeet to His cruelty or scorn ? Or why has man the will and power To make his fellow mourn ? " Yet...
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Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 605 pages
...over-strained heart, with a powerful emphasis : — " If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave — Uy nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind ? II' not, why am I subject to His cruelty and scorn ? Or why has man the will and power To make his...
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The Ladies' Reader: Designed for the Use of Ladies' Schools and Family ...

John William Stanhope Hows - Readers - 1860 - 425 pages
...oblivion", and to lo^e his consciousness forever1? If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave', By nature's law design'd', Why was an independent wish' E'er planted...why am I subject to His cruelty \ or scorn*? Or, why hath man the will', and power" ! To make his fellows mourn*? Who can hold a fire in his hand', By thinking...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1860 - 762 pages
...though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. If I'm design'd yon lordling's slaveBy Nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish E'er planted...mind? If not, why am I subject to His cruelty or scorn 1 Or why lias man the will and power To make his fellow mourn ? Yet, let not this too much, my son,...
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A History of the United States for Families and Libraries

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1860 - 672 pages
...'•If I'm design'd yon lordling's sLavc, By Nature's laws designed ; Why was an independent wish K'er planted in my mind? If not, why am I subject to His cruelty or scorn? Or why has man the will nnd pow'r To make hU fellow mourn ?" ' Nations, like men, have thus spoken. The principles of civil...
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Evenings with the poets and sketches of their favourite scenes, by the ...

Evenings - 1860
...yon lordling's slaveBy Nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mindl If not, why am I subject to His cruelty or scorn! Or why has man the will and pow'r To makv 'lis fellow mourn! Yet let not this too much, my son, Disturb thy youthful breast : This partial...
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