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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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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1851 - 255 pages
...; " The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed ; " But swoln with wind and the rank mist they drav " Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread ; " Besides...nothing said : " But that two-handed engine at the door " Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1852
...Todd. Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched stiaw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, ia But swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw,...nothing said ; But that two-handed engine at the door" j.io Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw. The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But, sivoln 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." Eeturn, Alpheus ; the dread voice is past, That shrunk...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw . The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed. ere built, societies were made : Here rose one little...state ; another near Grew by like means, and join' (he grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing sed : But that two-handed engine at the...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON.

REV. JOHN MITFORD - 1853
...Todd. 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,...nothing said ; But that two-handed engine at the door isc Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That shrunk...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 pages
..." 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,...nothing said : " But that two-handed engine at the door " Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Keturn, Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That shrunk...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical ..., Page 109, Volume 2

John Milton - 1853
...songs Grate on their scrannel2 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 :3 But that two-handed engine* at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853
...songs Grate on their scrannel2 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 :3 But that two-handed engine4 at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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The Quarterly Review of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Volume 7

Church and the world - 1853
...sheep look up, and are not fed, But swollen with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot invv.mlly. and foul contagion spread : Besides what the grim...paw Daily devours apace : and nothing said, But that twi -handed engine at the door, Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." In the commencement...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw : The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, MI LTON. But, swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw,...nothing said, But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That shrunk...
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