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" 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 they draw Rot inwardly,... "
The Poetical Works of John Milton - Page 464
by John Milton - 1857 - 570 pages
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Historical Memorials Relating to the Independents Or ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Hanbury - Congregationalism - 1841
...Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, Hut, swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly,...door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more ! " " In these lines," says Dr. Thomas Warton, " our author anticipates the execution of Archbishop...
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Historical Memorials Relating to the Independents, Or ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Hanbury - Congregationalism - 1841
...The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, Hut, swolu with wind, and the rank mist they draw, Ilot inwardly, and foul contagion spread : Besides what...door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more ! " " In these lines," says Dr. Thomas Warton, " our author anticipates the execution of Archbishop...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But, swoln gh hand seem'd sed : But that two-handed engine at the door 130 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But, swoln eepy horror through the blood ; And where this valley,...and scarcely heard, to flow. A pleasing land of dro sed : But that two-handed engine at the door 1 30 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw; " The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, " But swolu with wind and the rank mist they draw, " Rot inwardly,...more." Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past,* 3 That shrunk thy streams; return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid them hither cast Their...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...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, " Rot inwardly,..." Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...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, " Rot inwardly,..." Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...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, " Rot inwardly,..." Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose...
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Imagination and Fancy, Or, Selections from the English Poets: Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 345 pages
...wretched straw ; " The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed; " But swoln with wind and the rank mSst they draw, " Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread;...Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return, Jllpheus, the dread voice is past,a That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales,...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 345 pages
...hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, " But swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw, MILTON. " Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread : " Besides...smite no more." Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past,12 That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid them hither cast...
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