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" There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the natural bond Of brotherhood is sever'd as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire. "
The Task: In Six Books - Page 31
by William Cowper - 1836 - 172 pages
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...or successful war, Might never reach me more. My ear is pain'd, 5 My soul is sick, with every day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which earth is fill'd....natural bond Of Brotherhood is sever'd, as the flax 10 That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin Not colour'dlike his...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...unsuccessful or successful 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....man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the nat'ral bond. Of brotherhood is sever'd as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1802 - 428 pages
...is fick, with every day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which eajth is filled. There is no flefh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the natural bond Of brotherhood is fevered as the flax, That falls afundcr at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a fkin...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1803 - 363 pages
...is fick, with every day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which earth is filled. There is no flefh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man; the natural bond Of brotherhood is fevered as the flax, That falls afunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a fkin...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1805
...is fick, with every day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which earth is filled. There is no flefh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the natural bond Of brotherhood is fevered as the flax, That falls afunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a fkin...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1805
...is fick, with every day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which earth is filled. There is no flefh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the natural bond Of brotherhood is fevered as the flax, That falls afunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a fkin...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...My ear is 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, It does...not feel for man; the natural bond Of brotherhood is severed as the flax, That fella asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a fltin...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...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, It does...feel for man ; the natural bond Of brotherhood is severed as the flax, That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilt}' of a skin...
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The Balance, and Columbian Repository, Volume 3

Columbia County (N.Y.) - 1804
...cjlonirorial Department, To aid the cause of virtue and religion. £ XTRAC T. FROM THE DAILY ADVERTISER. " The natural bond " Of Brotherhood, is sever'd as the flax " That falls asunder at the touch of fire i " He finds his fellow guilty of a skin, " Not color'd like his own, ar.d having po\v'r " T1...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the ..., Volume 1

Thomas Clarkson - Abolitionists - 1808
...been properly impressed by the following lines ; " My ear is pain'd, My Ľoul is sick with every day'* report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is fill'd....man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man. The nat'ral bond Of brotherhood is sever'd as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds...
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