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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Slaves
 
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.
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There is a period in which the tamest slaves rise into fury and revenge.  Gibbon.  2
We ought not to forget that our slaves are our fellowmen.  Cato.  3
 
 
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