The Rights Of Women By Anna LÆtitia Barbauld

The Rights Of Women By Anna LÆtitia Barbauld Yes, injured Woman! rise, assert thy right! Woman! too long degraded, scorned, opprest; O born to rule in partial Law’s despite, Resume thy native empire o’er the breast! Go forth arrayed in panoply divine; That angel pureness which admits no stain; Go, bid proud Man his boasted […]

To the Poor By Anna Lætitia Barbauld

To the Poor By Anna Lætitia Barbauld Child of distress, who meet’st the bitter scornOf fellow-men to happier prospects born,Doomed Art and Nature’s various stores to seeFlow in full cups of joy—and not for thee;Who seest the rich, to heaven and fate resigned,Bear thy afflictions with a patient mind;Whose bursting heart disdains unjust control,Who feel’st oppression’s iron […]

The Rights Of Women” By Anna Lætitia Barbauld

The Rights Of Women” By Anna Lætitia Barbauld Yes, injured Woman! rise, assert thy right!Woman! too long degraded, scorned, opprest;O born to rule in partial Law’s despite,Resume thy native empire o’er the breast! Go forth arrayed in panoply divine;That angel pureness which admits no stain;Go, bid proud Man his boasted rule resign,And kiss the golden sceptre […]

The Mouse’s Petition By Anna Laetitia Barbauld

The Mouse’s Petition By Anna Laetitia Barbauld Oh, hear a pensive captive’s prayer, For liberty that sighs, And never let thine heart be shut Against the prisoner’s cries! For here forlorn and sad I sit, Within the wiry grate, And tremble at the approaching morn Which brings impending fate. If e’er thy breast with freedom […]

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