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" Who knew, to sooth the slave's distress Was gentle Anna's dearest joy. And thence, an earnest suit to press, To Anna flew the Negro boy. 'Missa,' poor Zambo cried, 'sweet land Dey tell me dat you go to see, Vere, soon as on de shore he stand, De helpless... "
Poems - Page 54
by Amelia Opie - 1806 - 185 pages
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 1

1802 - 764 pages
...helpless Negro slave be free. Ah ! dearest inissa, you so kind ! |)otake meto dat blessed shore, Dat 1 mine own dear land may find,, And dose who love me see once more. Oh ! ven no slave, a boat I buy, Vor me a letei boat vould du, And over wave apiiiu I ¡1\ Mine own loved negro land to view. Oh ? I...
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Poems

Amelia Opie - 1804 - 206 pages
...shore he stand, De helpless Negro slave be free. 'Ah ! dearest missa, you so kind ! Do take me to Jat blessed shore, Dat I mine own dear land may find,...me a letel boat vould do, And over wave again I fly K Mine own loved negro land to view. , . ' Oh ! I should know it quick like tink, No land so fine as...
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The African Observer, Volumes 1-12

Enoch Lewis - 1828 - 390 pages
...example, or instituted a course similar to that adopted by Pennsylvania, in the year 1780. 126 127 Who knew, to sooth the slave's distress Was gentle...boat vould do, And over wave again I fly Mine own lov'd negro land to view. ' Oh, I should know it quick like tink, No land so fine as dat I see, And...
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The Cambridge Companion to the African American Slave Narrative

Audrey Fisch - 2007 - 230 pages
...voice of the slave Zambo pleading with the slave trader's daughter for his return to Africa: "'Ahl Dearest missa, you so kind!/ Do take me to dat blessed shore,/ Dat I mine own dear land may find"(21-23).38 In such poems the lyrical "I" is the slave; in others, such as Sarah Wentworth Morton's...
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