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" That to the faithful 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... "
The poetical works John Milton. Repr., with memoir, notes, &c - Page 68
by John Milton - 1873
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...need they? They are sped ; And, when they list, their lean and flashy gongs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw : The hungry sheep look up,...door 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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...and flashy son;^ Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; Tin- hungry shuep look up, and arc and poor makes all the history ; Knough, that Virtue...being, to have been. When Hopkins dies, a thousand sed : But that two-handed engine at the door 1.10 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw; The hungry sheep look up, and are hot fed, But, swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw,...wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing fed : But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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The Second Advent; Or, The Glorious Epiphany of Our Lord Jesus Christ: Being ...

John Fry - 1822
...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,...with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said, &c. CHAPTER LVII. 1. THE righteous hath perished ' from off the earth,' But no man considereth : t...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...What need they ? They are And, when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw : The hungry sheep look up,...door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more.' Return, Alphens, the dread voice is pass'd That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And call...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw : The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But swoll'n ters of Mes. Yes, you despise the man to books confin'd,...his study rails at human kind; Though what he learns Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams; return, Sicilian Muse, And call the...
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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...door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. About this time, as we learn from one of his familiar epistles, he had some thoughts of taking chambers...
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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,...door, Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." These words of Milton are certainly severe, but yet not more so than the occasion deserves. If they...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1826
...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,...door 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 the...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...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,...wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing 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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