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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton, Edward Hawkins - 1824
...their scrannel pipes of wretched straw; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, 125 But swoll'n with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly,...spread: Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw thor, nor can I find it in any dictionary or glossary that I have consulted ; but I presume it answers...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...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 smite once, and smite no more. About this time, as we learn from one of his familiar...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1825 - 345 pages
...unless we live in the spirit of the Gospel. 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." These words of Milton are certainly severe, but yet...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 4

New elegant extracts - 1827
...mist they draw, * One of the Nereides, who wağ commonly invoked by mariners in storms. 1 Saint Peter. Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread : Besides...paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said : But that twohauded engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more.' Return, Alpheus, the dread...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832
...K Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, 125 But swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw,...iso Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And call...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton, Edward Young, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, William Collins - English poetry - 1836 - 530 pages
...from the interest meated his design to Sir Henry Wotton, who had you have given me in your safety. Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours...nothing said ; But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. formerly been ambassador at Venice, and was then Provost...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Mitford - 1838
...songs Grate on then- scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, 125 But swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw,...climb] 'Crept into the fold.' Prose Works, ii. 381, ei. Symmons. Wl Kerdmarfs} Milton writes it ' herdsman,' in his MS. ' Herdman,' is used in our transl....
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Eminent British Statesmen: Oliver Cromwell

Great Britain - 1838
...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,...privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said." . So great was the influence acquired by Cromwell, in his masterly seizure of such grievances as these,...
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Anglo-India, Social, Moral, and Political: Society and manners

Asiatic journal - Anglo-Indian literature - 1838
...tirade the more impressive, that vehement declamation of the poet on the abuses of the Romish church, Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours...nothing said, But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to mute once and smite no more. " For it does its work," he continued, " quite clean....
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Anglo-India, Social, Moral, and Political: Society and manners

Anglo-Indian literature - 1838
...tirade the more impressive, that vehement declamation of the poet on the abuses of the Romish church, Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours...nothing said, But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once and smite no more. " For it does its work," he continued, " quite clean....
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