Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Epigram, 1734

Poem by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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