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" Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more ! My ear is pained, My soul is sick with every day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is filled. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart,... "
Poems - Page 37
by William Cowper - 1821
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The Warrior's Looking Glass: Wherein is Shewn from Many High Authorities ...

George Beaumont - War - 1808 - 204 pages
...deceit, Of unfuccefsful or fuccefsful war, Might never reach me more. My ear is pained, My foul is fick with every day's report • , ' ' Of wrong and outrage, with which earth is fill'd. There is no flefh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the natural bond Of brotherhood...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...is pain'd, My soul is sick, with ev'ry day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is fill'd. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the nat'ral bond Of brotherhood is sever'd as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...is pain'd, My soul is sick with ev'ry day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is fill'd. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart ; It does not feel for man. The nat'ral bond Of brotherhood is sever'd, as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds...
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The Philanthropist, Or, Repository for Hints and Suggestions ..., Volume 1

Charities - 1811
...oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more 1 My ear is pain'd, My soul is sick with every day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is fill'd — Lands, intersected by a narrow frith, Abhor each other. Mountmint interpoied Wake enemies...
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - Electronic books - 1811 - 212 pages
...is pain1dr My soul is sick, with ev'ry day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is fill'd. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the nat'ral bond Of brotherhood is sever'd as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1811 - 254 pages
...unfuccefsful or fuccefsful war, Might never reach me more ! My ear is paih'd, My foul is Cck with ev'ry days report < Of wrong and outrage with which earth is filled. There is no flefh in man's obdurate heart It ticeS !}f?tf??l fr Wan, The njtt'njl bond Of brotherhood is fevered...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...pain'd, There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, Of wrong and outrage with which earth is fill'd. It does not feel for man. The natural bond Of brotherhood is sever'd, as the flax That falls asundar at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1813 - 320 pages
...whieh earth is lill'il There is no ffesh in man's obdurate heart. It does not feel fo? man. The nat'ral bond Of brotherhood is severed, as the flax That falls asunder at the toueh of tire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin Not eoloured like his own ; and having pow'r T'...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...pain'd, My soul is sick, with ev'ry day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which Earth is fill' J. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the nat'ral bond Of brotherhood is sever'd as the flax, That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1816 - 254 pages
...is paia'd, My soul is sick with every day's report Of wrong anil outrage with which earth is fill'd. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart. It does not feel for man. The nat'ral bond Of brotherhood is sever'd, as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He fmds...
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