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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 Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...or successful war, alight 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 lire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin Not colour'd like lit-, own ; and having power T./ enforce...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...unsuccessful or successful war, Might never reach me more. My ear is pain V , 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 Not colour'd like his own ; and having power To enforce...
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The Evangelical rambler [by T. East]., Volume 2

1824
...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...sever'd, as the flax That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin Not coloured like his own; and having power To enforce the...
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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...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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The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families, on a ...

John Lauris Blake - History - 1824 - 381 pages
...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...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Oral reading - 1824 - 273 pages
...or successful war, Mi?ht never reach me more ! My ear is pain'J; ^ Wv soul is sick with cv'ry day's report Of' wrong and outrage with which earth is fill'd^ There is no fl sh in man's obdurate heart : It does not feel for man. The nat'ral bond Ot brotherhood is sever'd,...
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Poems by William Cowper, Esq: Of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - English poetry - 1824 - 427 pages
...fill'd. There is no flesh in man's obdurate heart, It does not feel for man ; the nat'ral bond ~*f brotherhood is sever'd as the flax, That falls asunder at the touch of fire. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin Not cplour'd like his own ; and having pow'r T' enforce...
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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1825 - 220 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....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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The Task

William Cowper - 1825 - 217 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....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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The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families. On a ...

John Lauris Blake - History - 1825 - 372 pages
...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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