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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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Abolition of the African Slave-trade: By the British Parliament, Volume 1

Thomas Clarkson - Antislavery movements - 1830
...lines. My son! n sicft with every day's report Of wrong and outrage with which this earth is fillM. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man. The HP!'nil boad Of brotherhood 1 is sever'd as the flax That falls asunder ;it the touch of fire. lie...
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Anti-slavery Monthly Reporter, Volume 1

Zachary Macaulay - Antislavery movements - 1827
...separate purchasers; and they were literally torn 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 Journal of Health, Volume 1

Hygiene - 1830
...broods with morbid relish, over his feelings, and cries out in the bitterness of his soul, :,;•. "There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart; It does not feel for man." T" [Prof. Hitchcock.'] This in fact is the true cause why the rich and the great generally labour under...
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Dyspepsy Forestalled & Resisted: Or, Lectures on Diet, Regimen, & Employment ...

Edward Hitchcock - Diet - 1830 - 360 pages
...himself, he broods with morbid relish, over his feelings, and cries out in the bitterness of his soul ; " There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man." Excessive timidity is another passion attending nervous complaints from their commencement. The mere...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...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...filled There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It docs not feel for man ; the natural bond Of brotherhood is severed as the flax, That falls asunder...
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The Rise, Progress and Downfall of Aristocracy: Taken from Ancient and ...

William Mathers - Political science - 1831 - 200 pages
...is pain'dj 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 fall* asunder at the touch of fire. He finds...
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Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World ..., Volume 8

Conrad Malte-Brun - Atlases - 1831
...expose-their own city to the risk of infection !'* How BOOK true are the words of the English poet : CXLIX. ' There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart ; It does not feel for man !' COWPER. The remains of Klopstock lie in a burial-ground at Ottensen, a village, which, from its...
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The Christian Warfare Illustrated

Robert Vaughan - Christian life - 1832 - 381 pages
...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...the flax, That falls asunder at the touch of fire. II. If such be the moral state of mankind, it is natural to ask WHENCE IT HAS ORIGINATED? The evil...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...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...man's obdurate heart — It does not feel for man. That natural bond Of brotherhood is severed as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He...
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Scenes in our parish, by a country parson's daughter [E. Holmes].

Elizabeth Holmes - 1832 - 280 pages
...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. COWPER. SOMETIMES when I have chosen a subject on which to write, it has been said to me, " There is...
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