Born to be slaves, our fathers freedom sought, And with their blood the precious treasure bought; We their mean offspring our own bondage plot, And, born to freedom, for our chains we vote.
Mary Wortley Montagu’s other poems:
- Town Eclogues: Wednesday; the Tête à Tête
- Epilogue to Mary Queen of Scots
- To Mr. ——
- Impromptu, to a Young Lady Singing
- Epistle to Lord Hervey on the King’s Birthday from the Country
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