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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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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...pained, 5 My soul is sick with every day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is filled. r to the death 3 a violent opponent of tea, who got into conflict on the subject with Dr. Johnson, severed as the flax 10 That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...is pained, 5 My soul is sick with every day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is tilkii severed as the flax 10 That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...pained, 5 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 10 That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin...
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Readings in English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - English literature - 1917 - 512 pages
...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, It does not feel for man ; the natural bond 10 Of brotherhood is severed as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow...
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English Literature

Thomas Ernest Rankin, Wilford Merton Aikin - English literature - 1917 - 427 pages
...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, It does not feel for man. Cowper has been called the " father " of that naturalistic reaction in poetry which is called English...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...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, It does...feel for man ; the natural bond Of brotherhood is severed as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire. Not coloured like his own, and, having...
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Peace and Patriotism: Selections from Poetry and Prose

Elva Sophronia Smith - Patriotic poetry - 1919 - 318 pages
...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, 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 guilty of a skin To...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 679 pages
...pained, 5 My soul is sick with every day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is filled. our scouts assured us, lay at anchor in the harbor...ready to sail with the first fair wind. I consulted severed as the flax 10 That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin...
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Contending Forces: A Romance Illustrative of Negro Life North and South

Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 402 pages
...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; 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 guilty of a skin Not...
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The History of Mary Prince: A West Indian Slave

Mary Prince - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 114 pages
...three 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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