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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 British poets, including translations, Volume 80

British poets - 1822
...consequent evils, ascribed, as to its principal cause, to the want of discipline in the universities. 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 every day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which Earth is fill'd. There is...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...principal cause, to the * ant of discipline in the universities. THE TASK. BOOK II. THE TIME-PIECE. O FOB a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity...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...
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The Favourite of Nature: A Tale ...

Mary Ann Kelty - 1822
...tears and lacerates the heart of its fellow. Justly, indeed, did the suffering poet exclaim :-— " Oh, for a lodge in some vast wilderness, " Some boundless...of shade, " Where rumour of oppression and deceit " Might never reach me more." And truly has he told us that " There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart,...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - Literature - 1822 - 304 pages
...genuine cause of all. SECTION XI. Indignant sentiments on national prejudices and hatreds and on slavery. 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...
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Influence and example; or, The recluse. By the author of 'Dangerous errors'.

Influence - 1823
...your cogitations, Clara; are you not ready to exclaim, in the language of our feeling bard? " Oh ! for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless...unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more." " Truly so, dear madam," replied Clara. " If there is a spot on earth where the harassed wing of Peace...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...of forgiveness from Heaven to man ! Lwon 76.] FIRST CLASS BOOK. LESSON LXXVI. Slavery. — COWPER. 0 FOR a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless...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 whicfi"...
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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...consequent evils, ascribed, as to its principal cause, to the want of discipline iu the universities. 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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The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families, on a ...

John Lauris Blake - History - 1824 - 381 pages
...cannot bribe, whose omniscience no cunning can elude, and. whose omnipotence no power can resist. 6. O for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless...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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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...ascribed, as to its principal cause, to the want of discipline in the universities. THE TIME-PIECE. O FOR a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless...successful war, Might never reach me more. My ear is pain V , My soul is sick with every day's report Of wrong and outrage with which Earth is fill'd. There...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...life holds out to all, should most abound And least be threatened in the fields and groves. Ibid. Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless...Where rumour of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful and successful war Might never reach me more ! My ear is pain'd, My soul is sick with ev'ry day's report...
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