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" The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread: Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace and nothing said; But that two-handed engine at the door... "
Milton. Comus, Lycidas, L'allegro, Il penseroso, and selected sonnets, with ... - Page 34
by John Milton - 1871
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Centered on the Word: Literature, Scripture, and the Tudor-Stuart Middle Way

Daniel W. Doerksen, Christopher Hodgkins - History - 2004 - 367 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, and foul contagion spread. (lines 114-17, 123-28) The striking pun upon famished "sheep" (ie, congregants) swelling with wind...
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Taste: A Literary History

Denise Gigante - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 272 pages
...this demonizing strategy against prelates, or "Blind Mouths!" whose unfortunate flock are not fed, But swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw,...with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said. . . . (125-2.9) The "grim Wolf" here is the Roman Catholic Church, whom Milton renders elsewhere as...
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Golden Priest, Wooden Chalice

Tim Norris, Tess Livingstone - Christian life - 2005 - 116 pages
...not-so-new beliefs evokes memories of John Milton's Lycidas: "The hungry sheep look up and are not fed, but swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw, rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread." Perhaps the current search for meaning is related to the fragile state of the world at present. Whatever...
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Northrop Frye on Milton and Blake, Volume 16

Northrop Frye, Angela Esterhammer - Literary Collections - 2005 - 490 pages
...distressing image, and Milton touches it very lightly, picking it up again in an appropriate context: But swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly . . . In the writing of Lycidas there are four creative principles of particular importance. To say...
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L' Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 92 pages
...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,...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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L' Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 100 pages
...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 But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return, Alpheus;...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 267 pages
...The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw. inhale Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread, Besides what...nothing said. But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." (119-131) This is another passage in which Milton's...
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Meals to Come: A History of the Future of Food

Warren James Belasco - Cooking - 2006 - 358 pages
...to hungry parishioners and comes from Milton's "Lycidas": The hungry sheep look up and are not fed But swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread.29 In the era of Johnson's and Nixon's presidencies, such tales seemed no more feverish than...
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Sesame and Lillies: Three Lectures

John Ruskin - Art - 2006 - 192 pages
...But swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Kt imvarfily, and foul contagion spread ; Beside; what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said." Let us think over this passage, and examine its words First, is it not singular to find Milton assigning...
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Protestant Nonconformist Texts: 1550 to 1700

Robert Tudur Jones, Kenneth Dix, Alan Ruston - Religion - 2007 - 421 pages
...Grate on their scrannel1 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...wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace and nothing said:5 But that the two-handed engine6 at the door, Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more....
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