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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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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...all. COWFE'B. SECTION XI. INDIGNANT SENTIMENTS ON NATIONAL PREJUDICES AND HATRED; AND ON SLAVERY. OH for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless...man's obdurate heart; It does not feel for man. The cat'ral bond Of brotherhood is sevei'd, as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of. fire. He finds...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 1

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1815
...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...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." It is...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 1

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1815
...paiu'd, Mv/soul is sick, with ev'ry day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which earth is lill'd. There is no flesh in 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." tt is...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...pain'd, My soul is sick, with ev'ry day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which Earth is fill' J. There is no flesh in 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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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1816 - 254 pages
...Might never reach me more ! My ear is paia'd, My soul is sick with every day's report Of wrong anil outrage with which earth is fill'd. There is no flesh...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 fmds...
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A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States: With Reflections on ...

Jesse Torrey - Africa, West - 1817 - 94 pages
...unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more ! My ear is paiu'd* My soul is sick with ev'ry day's report • ; Of wrong and outrage with which earth...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....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1817 - 288 pages
...oppre^sien andi deceit^ ' Blight never reach me more ! My ear is pain*t!, My soul is eick with ev'ry day's report Of wrong and outrage with, .which earth is fill'd,. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart ; It^oes not feel for man. The nat'ral hond., Ot" brotheihooi! is sever'd, as the flnx ТЫ falls asunder...
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The Friend of Peace: To which is Prefixed A Solemn Review of the Custom of ...

Noah Worcester - Dueling - 1817 - 281 pages
...is pain'd, 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. Then what is man ? And what man seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his...
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Nautical Essays, Or, A Spiritual View of the Ocean and Maritime Affairs ...

Richard Marks - Christian life - 1818 - 211 pages
...called Christians. " There is no flesh in their obdurate hearts, They do not feel for man ; the nat'ral bond Of brotherhood is sever'd as the flax, That falls asunder at the touch of fire." Cold, hungry, and almost exhausted, our friends had no alternative but to proceed to the nearest...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 pages
...report Of wrong and outrage, with which earth is filled. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, x It does not 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...
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