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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 - Readers - 1821 - 263 pages
...is pain'd, My soul is sick with ev'ry day's report Of wrong and outrage with which earth is fillM. 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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...pain'd, My 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. He finds...
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The Favourite of Nature, Volume 3

Mary Ann Kelty - 1821
...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, " It does not feel for man." " ' And still less — oh, Louisa!' and she clasped my hand with energy, '• how much less does it...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 80

British poets - 1822
...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....sever'd as the flax, That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin Notcolour'd like his own; and having power To' enforce the...
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The task. [Followed by] Tirocinium: or, A review of schools

William Cowper - 1822
...pain'd, My soul is sick, with every day's report Of wrong and outrage, with which Earth is lill'd. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It does...sever'd as the flax, That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin Not colour'd like his own; and having power To' enforce...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - Literature - 1822 - 304 pages
...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....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. 2. He finds...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...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, There is no flesh in man's obdurate haart, It does not feel for man ; the nat'ral bond Of brotherhood is sever'd as the flax, That falls...
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The Favourite of Nature: A Tale ...

Mary Ann Kelty - 1822
...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, " It does not feel for man." " ' And still less — oh, Louisa !' and she clasped my hand with energy, ' how much less does it feel...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1822 - 264 pages
...which earth isfilPd. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart; II does not feel for man. The nat'ral bond Of brotherhood is sever'd as the flax That falls asunder at the tooch of fire : He finds his fellow guilty of a skin Nut colour'd like his own: and having pow'r T'...
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Samboe; or the African boy, by the author of “Twilight hours improved.” [M ...

Richard SAMBLE, Mary Ann Hedge - Slavery - 1823 - 175 pages
...the wretched beings they intend to make the instruments of their inhuman thirst of gain. (Note A..) " The natural bond Of brotherhood is sever'd as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire— And having pow'r T" enforce the wrong, for such a worthy cause, Dooms and devotes him as his...
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