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" Is this the land our fathers loved, The freedom which they toiled to win ? Is this the soil whereon they moved ? Are these the graves they slumber in ? Are we the sons by whom are borne The mantles which the dead have worn ? And shall we crouch above... "
Poems: By John G. Whittier, Illus. by H. Billing - Page 148
by John Greenleaf Whittier - 1855 - 396 pages
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Songs of the Free and Hymns of Christian Freedom

Maria Weston Chapman - American poetry - 1836 - 227 pages
...the soil whereon they moved 1 Are these the graves they slumber in 1 Are we the sons hy whom is borue The mantles which the dead have worn ! And shall we crouch above these graves With craven sou! and fettered lip 1 Yoke in with marked and branded slaves, And tremble at the driver's whip 1...
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Songs of the Free and Hymns of Christian Freedom

Maria Weston Chapman - American poetry - 1836 - 227 pages
...the graves they slumber in 1 Are we the sons by whom is borne The mantles which the dead have worn 1 And shall we crouch above these graves With craven soul and fettered lip 1 Vuke in with marked and branded slaves, And tremble at the driver's whip ? *St. Slauhew xvii. 12....
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The Liberty Minstrel

African American songs - 1845 - 184 pages
...• rU t .. Z LIBERTY MINSTREL. sons by whom are borne, The mantles which the dead have wornl =1 ^ ^ And shall we crouch above these graves, With craven soul and fettered lip 1 Yoke in with marked and branded slaves, And tremble at the driver's whip 1 Bend to the earth our...
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Modern Agitators: Or, Pen Portraits of Living American Reformers

David W. Bartlett - Reformers - 1855 - 396 pages
...they toiled to win I Is this the soil whereon they moved? Are these the graves they slumber in? Are we the sons by whom are borne The mantles which the dead...we crouch above these graves, With craven soul and fetter'd lip ! Yoke in with marked and branded SLAVES, And tremble at the driver's whip ? Bend to the...
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MODERN AGITATORS: OR Pen Portraits OF LIVING AMERICAN REFORMERS.

DAVID W. BARTLETT. - 1855
...which the dead have worn ? • And shall we crouch above these graves, With craven soul and fetter'd lip? Yoke in with marked and branded SLAVES, And tremble...driver's whip ? Bend to the earth our pliant knees, And speak—but as our masters please ? Shall outraged Nature cease to feel ? Shall mercy's tears no longer...
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Aunt Sally, Come Up! Or, The Nigger Sale

Horace Greeley - Plantation life - 1859 - 128 pages
...toiled to win ? Is this the soil whereon they moved ? Are these the graves they slumher in •i Are we the sons by whom are borne The mantles which the dead have worn ?" HGA AUNT SALLY, COME UP! OK, THE NIGGER SALE. THE largest sale of human chattels that has been made...
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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier ...

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1864
...toiled to win ? Is this the soil whereon they moved ? Are these the graves they slumber in ? Are we the sons by whom are borne The mantles which the dead...have worn ? And shall we crouch above these graves, AVith craven soul and fettered lip ? Yoke in with marked and branded slaves, And tremble at the driver's...
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National Lyrics

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1866 - 104 pages
...toiled to win ? Is this the soil whereon they moved ? Are these the graves they slumber in ? Are UK the sons by whom are borne The mantles which the dead...above these graves, With craven soul and fettered lip 1 Yoke in with marked and branded slaves, And tremble at the driver's whip 1 Bend to the earth our...
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Some Recollections of Our Antislavery Conflict

Samuel Joseph May - Antislavery movements - 1869 - 408 pages
...toiled to win? Is this the soil whereon they moved ? Are these the graves they slumber in ? Are we the sons by whom are borne The mantles which the dead...knees, And speak but as our masters please ? " Shall tongues be mute when deeds are wrought Which well might shame extremes! hell? Shall freemen lock the...
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Some Recollections of Our Antislavery Conflict

Samuel Joseph May - Antislavery movements - 1869 - 408 pages
...they toiled to win? Is this the soil whereon they moved ? Are these the graves they slumber in? Are we the sons by whom are borne The mantles which the dead...pliant knees, And speak but as our masters please ? 12 " Shall tongues be mute when deeds are wrought Which well might shame extremes! hell? Shall freemen...
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