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" Herdman's art belongs! What recks it them? What need they? They are sped; And when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel Pipes of wretched straw, The hungry Sheep look up, and are not fed, But swoln with wind, and the rank mist... "
The Poetical Works of John Milton - Page 277
by John Mitford - 1834
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...their serannel pipes of wretehed straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, 1z5 But swoll'n with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly,...devours apace ; and nothing said, But that two-handed engin at the door, 1 30 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Their bells, and flourets of...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...enemies.— At least I can think of no sense so proper to be given to the following verses in Lycidas. Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours...nothing said ; But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smire once, and smice no more. About this time, as we learn from one of his famlli;ir...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Age of reason - 1803 - 351 pages
...their scrannal pipes of wretched straw. " The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, " But swoll'n with wind, and the rank mist they draw, " Rot inwardly,...what the grim wolf with privy paw " Daily devours a pace ; and nothing said, " But that two-handed engine at the door, " Stands ready to smite once,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretehed straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, Butswoll'n with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly,...devours apace ; and nothing said, But that two-handed engin at the dcor, Stands ready to smite once, and smiie no more. Return Alpheus, the dread voice is...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1809 - 393 pages
...Crate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw, The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But-swoll'n with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly,...contagion spread : Besides what the grim wolf with privy pawDaily devours apace : and nothing said, But that two-handed engine at the door, Stands ready to...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1810 - 345 pages
...country, unless we live in the spirit of the Gospel. The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But swolfn with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly,...; and nothing said. But that two-handed engine at tlie door, Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." These words of MILTON are certainly severe,...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed But, swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw,...wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing sed: But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed But, swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw,...wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing sed: But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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Licida, di Giovanni Milton: Mondodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King

John Milton - 1812 - 55 pages
...Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But swoll'n with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly,...nothing said : But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return Alphčus, the dread voice is past, That shrunk...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, l~But, swoIPn with wind and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly,...nothing said: But that two-handed engine at the door, 130 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more/1 Return. Alphetts, the dread voice is past. That...
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