French Colonialism

French Colonialism - French Colonization La mission...

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Unformatted text preview: French Colonization La mission civalisatrice (Popkin, 157,196-197) Light Blue = First Empire Dark Blue = Second Empire FRENCH INDIA TO TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE By William Wordsworth TO TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE By William Wordsworth TOUSSAINT, the most unhappy man of men! Whether the whistling Rustic tend his plough Within thy hearing, or thy head be now Pillowed in some deep dungeon's earless den; O miserable Chieftain! where and when Wilt thou find patience? Yet die not; do thou Wear rather in thy bonds a cheerful brow: Though fallen thyself, never to rise again, Live, and take comfort. Thou hast left behind Powers that will work for thee; air, earth, and skies; There's not a breathing of the common wind That will forget thee; thou hast great allies; Thy friends are exultations, agonies, And love, and man's unconquerable mind. TO TOUSSAINT L'OUVERTURE By William Wordsworth TOUSSAINT, the most unhappy man of men! Whether the whistling Rustic tend his plough Within thy hearing, or thy head be now Pillowed in some deep dungeon's earless den; O miserable Chieftain! where and when Wilt thou find patience? Yet die not; do thu Wear rather in thy bonds a cheerful brow: Though fallen thyself, never to rise again, Live, and take comfort. Thou hast left behind Powers that will work for thee; air, earth, and skies; There's not a breathing of the common wind...
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