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I hear ... foreigners, who would boycott an employer if he hired a colored workman, complain of wrong and oppression, of low wages ...
For rigorous teachers seized my youth,
And purged its faith, and trimm'd its fire,
"Fenced early in this cloistral round
Of reverie, of shade, of prayer,
So much unlearnt, so much resign'd--
I come not here to be your foe!
But, where the road runs near the stream,
Oft through the trees they catch a glance
Years hence, perhaps, may dawn an age,
More fortunate, alas! than we,
What helps it now, that Byron bore,
With haughty scorn which mock'd the smart,
Wandering between two worlds, one dead,
The other powerless to be born,
But--if you cannot give us ease--
Last of the race of them who grieve
Our fathers water'd with their tears
This sea of time whereon we sail,
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