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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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Scenes in our parish, by a country parson's daughter [E. Holmes].

Elizabeth Holmes - 1832 - 280 pages
...Their pastoral warfare guide them well! ONE PAGE IN MY LIFE RECORDED ON THE 31st OF OCTOBER, 1831. t)! 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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The Christian Warfare Illustrated

Robert Vaughan - Christian life - 1832 - 381 pages
...impression of such things that led the humane, the devout, the high-born soul of Cowper to exclaim, 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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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...unfolds The world's harmonious volume, there to read The transcript of himself. AKEXSIDE. 4 ON SLAVERY. 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. There...
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The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families. On a ...

John Lauris Blake - Readers - 1832 - 372 pages
...can resist. 6. O for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumor of oppression and deceit, Of unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more. My ear js pained, My soul is sick, with every day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which, earth is filled....
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Extension of the Draft and Related Authorities: Hearing Before a ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services - Draft - 1963 - 128 pages
...record. Chairman RUSSELL. Very well. (The resolution referred to is as follows:) 3. MILITARY AFFAIRS "Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless...unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more." — William Cowper. UNIVERSAL MILITARY TRAINING We believe that universal military training would further...
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The Book of the Prophet Jeremiah, Chapters 1-25

Ernest W. Nicholson, Oriel Professor of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture Ernest W Nicholson - Religion - 1973 - 221 pages
...in eighteenth-century England, paraphrased in his poem 'The Time-Piece' (Book Two of The Task): Oh 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. 2....
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Annales de Bretagne

Brittany (France) - 1898
...Angleterre, de 1818 à 1848. Géographie. 1. La Baltique. 3. Madagascar. 2. La Provence. Version anglaise. Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless...or successful war, Might never reach me more ! My car is pained, My soûl is sick with every day's report Of wrong and outrage with \vhich earth is filled,...
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Early Letters

Thomas Carlyle
...Pitiful automatons — despicable Yahoos — yea, they are altogether an unsufferable thing. " O ! for a lodge in some vast wilderness, some boundless contiguity of shade, where" the scowl of the purse-proud Nabob, the sneer and strut of the coxcomb, the bray of the ninny and the...
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Holly's Country Seats ; Modern Dwellings

Henry Hudson Holly - Architecture, Domestic - 1863 - 390 pages
...summer. The philosophers of Cambridge and the sportsmen of Gotham have not only, like Cowper, longed " for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade," but have made a prophecy of their desires and set up their rude household gods in the bosom of the...
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Wide Neighborhoods: A Story of the Frontier Nursing Service

Mary Breckinridge - Medical - 1981 - 371 pages
...spent a summer's day in the saddle. Whenever I rode up to it myself, I thought of Cowper's lines: Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade . . . It seems to me, in looking back over my first few years in the mountains, that I was always riding...
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