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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 Christian Spectator

Theology - 1827
...order to remove them, it only plunges him deeper in the mire and leads him to •ay within himself, • There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart; " It does not feel for man." All his jealousy is roused by every apparent neglect, and even his best friends he judges to be enemies,...
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Moral and Sacred Poetry

Thomas Willcocks - 1829 - 296 pages
...such title to himself Reserving, human left from human free. THE HORRORS OF SLAVERY DEPLORED. Mr ear is pained, My soul is sick, with every day's report...obdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the natural hond Of brotherhood is severed as the flax, That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow...
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The Doctrines of Friends: Or, Principles of the Christian Religion as Held ...

Elisha Bates - Quakers - 1829 - 340 pages
...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 does...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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Moral and sacred poetry, selected by T. Willcocks and T. Horton

Moral and sacred poetry - 1829
...title to himself Reserving, human left from human free. THE HORRORS OF SLAVERY DEPLORED. COWPEE. Mr ear is pained, My soul is sick, with every day's report...which earth is filled. There is no flesh in man's ohdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the nataral hond Of hrotherhood is severed as the flax,...
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The Christian's sketch book

Jabez Burns - 1829 - 352 pages
...oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more ! My ear is painM, My soul is sick with every day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is fiird. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart — It does not feel for man. That natural bond Of...
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The Doctrines of Friends, Or The Principles of the Christian Religion, as ...

Elisha Bates - 1829
...justify the reflections of the poet Cowper: " There it no flesh in roaa's obdurate heart ; It iliK'3 not feel. for man. The natural bond Of brotherhood is severed as the flax That folk .Tsuiiilrr at the touch. of firo." Indeed, when we consider the enormous mass of misery and of...
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 21

Christianity - 1829
...separate purchasers ; and they were literally torn from each other. How just the remark of the poet, " There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, — It does not feel for man 1 " ' TITE SLEEPING SLAVE. [Written after perusing the article on Slaverr, contained in the March Number...
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The Oriental Herald, and Journal of General Literature, Volume 21

James Silk Buckingham - Great Britain - 1829
...separate purchasers ; and they were literally torn from each other. How just the remark of the poet, " There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, — It does not feel for man I " ' THE SLEEPING SLAVE. [Written after perusing the article on Slavery, contained in the March Number...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1830
...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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...is paln'd, My soul IB sick, with ev'ry day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which Earth is nll'd. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the nat'ral bond Of brotherhood is sevcr*d as the flax, That falls asunder at the touch of lire. He finds...
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