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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 Doctrines of Friends, Or, Principles of the Christian Religion as Held ...

Elisha Bates - Society of Friends - 1825 - 320 pages
...prospect presented by the world around us, seems too fully to justify the reflections of the Poet Cowper: "There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, '•'It...the flax, "That falls asunder at the touch of fire." Indeed, when we consider the enormous mass of misery and of guilt, that has been produced by war, it...
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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1825 - 220 pages
...oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more. My ear is pain'd, My soul is sick, with every 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 natural bond Of brotherhood...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...pain'd, 5 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...feel for man ; the natural bond Of brotherhood is sever'd. as the flax, 10 That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1826
...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...feel for man ; the natural bond Of brotherhood is sever'd, as the flax, That falls asunder 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 Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 286 pages
...is pain'd, My soul is sick with cv'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. a He finds...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 17

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1826
...separate purchasers ; and they were literally tora from each other. How just the remark of Cowper, — ' There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart — It does not feel for man '"' The following notices of cases between masters and slaves, are extracted from the Annual Lists of trials...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...is paifl'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. . 2. He...
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The Genius and Design of the Domestic Constitution, with Its Untransferable ...

Christopher Anderson - Domestic relations - 1826 - 450 pages
...too common to corrupt human nature. You have already seen how the Apostles themselves stumbled; but " there is no flesh in man's obdurate heart; it does not feel for man;" and is often cold and indignant even at the young of the species. " And when the chief priests and...
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The Genius and Design of the Domestic Constitution, with Its Untransferable ...

Christopher Anderson - Domestic relations - 1826 - 450 pages
...common to corrupt human nature. You have already seen how the Apostles themselves stumbled ; but " there is no flesh in man's obdurate heart ; it does not feel for man;" and is often cold and indignant even at the young of the species. " And when the chief priests and...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, John Walker - Children - 1826 - 304 pages
...shade, , i , , Of unsuccessful or successful war Might never reach me more ! My ear is pain'd. My soul w sick with. every day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is fill'd. there is no flesh in man's obdurate heart : lt does not feel (or man. The nat'ral bond Of brotherhood...
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