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" OH for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more. "
The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems, Correspondence, and ... - Page 85
by William Cowper - 1836
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 1

1821
...very sparingly, arc just and beautiful; and never was author freer from bombast. When he exclaims Oh ! for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless...unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more! . For I am sick . it is evident that this is no rhetorical flourishing, such was the language of his...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1819 - 258 pages
...National Prejudices, Slavery, Sit 1. i OH, for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless continuity of shade, •^ Where rumour of oppression and deceit,...successful war, Might never reach me more ! My ear is prdn't My soul is sick with ev'ry day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is fill'd. There...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 pages
...discipline in the universities. OH ! for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless continuity of shade, Where rumour of oppression and deceit, ....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....
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...harmonious volume, there to read The transcript of himself. Akenside. 4. — On Slavery. . t „ . OH for a lodge in some vast wilderness, / Some boundless...war, Might never reach me more ! My ear 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...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...servant sun. Section II. * 1NBIGNANT SENTIMENTS ON NATIONAL PREJUDICES AND HATRED ; AND ON SLAVERY. Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless...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...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1819
...principal cause, to the. want of discipline in the universities. THE TASK. BOOK II. THE TIME-PIECE. O FOR a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless...war, Might never reach me more. My ear 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...
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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...almost without decay. OPENING OF.THB SECOND BOOK OF THE TASK. O FOR a lodge in some vast wildnerness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour of...war, Might never reach me more. My ear is pain'd, My soul is sick, with ev'ry day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which earth is h'll'd. There is...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...servant sun. Section 1l. INBIGNANT SENTIMENTS ON NATIONAL PREJUDICES AND HATRED; AND ON SLAVERY. Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless...oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, My aoul is sick with every day's report Might never reach me more. My ear is pain'd, Of wrong and outrage...
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On the Conduct of Man to Inferior Animals: On the Primeval State of Man ...

Conduct, George Nicholson - 1819 - 266 pages
...worthy the most glorious period of ancient wisdom!" But he cannot join with Cowper, in crying, " 0 for a lodge in some vast wilderness, " some boundless contiguity of shade !" A little cot would form his heart's desire, , a summer garden and a winter's fire ; a small retreat....
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Volume 27

Trials - 1820
...should rather say, if I were once disengaged from the duties which bind me to my profession, " Oh ! for a lodge in some vast wilderness, " Some boundless...unsuccessful or successful war, " Might never reach me more !" To conclude — if you think my clients, or any of them, guilty, you are bound to convict them ;...
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