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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 Medical Companion: Or Family Physician; Treating of the Diseases of the ...

James Ewell - Electronic books - 1827 - 814 pages
...occurred on board vessels engaged in that most abominable and diabolical traffic, the slave trade. My soul is sick with every day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is filled: There is no yielding flesh in man's hard heart, It does not feel for man. The nat'ral bond, Of brotherhood is sever'd,...
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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827
...My soul is sick, with ev'ry day's report . ,•• Of wrong and outrage, with which earth is filPd. 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 - 1827 - 264 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. 2. He...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1827 - 263 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 fulls asunder :it the touch of firo. O1 2...
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Anti-slavery Monthly Reporter, Volume 1

Zachary Macaulay - Antislavery movements - 1827
...purchasers; and they were literally torn from each other. How just the remark of Cowper, — ' Tlu-re 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 Faith Once Delivered to the Saints

Henry Ware, American Unitarian Association - Faith - 1827 - 24 pages
...speaks in a language not to be misunderstood ; at once vindicating our nature from the charge, that, " There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, "It does not feel for man ;" and demonstrating that it is the purpose of God, that man shall be his instrument for the communication...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 392 pages
...mountain defile, and had 60 brought all the artillery of heaven into action. Irving. 70. Slavery. My ear is pained, My soul is sick, with every day's report...filled. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, 5 It does not feel for man : the natural bond Of brotherhood is severed as the flax That falls asunder...
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Memoir of the Rev. Pliny Fisk, A.M.: Late Missionary to Palestine

Alvan Bond, Pliny Fisk - Middle East - 1828 - 437 pages
...the city, were such as caused the heart to sicken, and humanity to shudder, and exclaim; — "My ear is pained, My soul is sick, with every day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which earth ia filled. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man; the natural bond Of...
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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittainham Lacey - Elocution - 1828 - 300 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 nat'ral bond Of brotherhood...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 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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