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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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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,...nothing said ; But that two-handed engine at the door iso Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That shrunk...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Mitford - 1834
...songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, 135 But swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw,...nothing said ; But that two-handed engine at the door iso Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. "5 climb} 'Crept into the fold.' Prose Works, ii....
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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...door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. formerly been ambassador at Venice, and was then Provost of Eton College, and having also " At Sienna...
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Eminent British Statesmen: Oliver Cromwell

Great Britain - 1838
...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,...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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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,...nothing said ; But that two-handed engine at the door iso Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. "5 climb] 'Crept into the fold.' Prose Works, ii....
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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...door Stands ready to smite once and smite no more. " For it does its work," he continued, " quite clean. It picks its suitors to the bone. The law, whether...
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Historical Memorials Relating to the Independents Or Congregationalists ...

Benjamin Hanbury - Congregationalism - 1841
...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,...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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...songs 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 130 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. "5 elimb] "Crept into the fold.' Prose Works, ii....
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

English poetry - 1840
...their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look on, and are not fed, But, swoln with wind and the rank...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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Sermon on the Mount: In Five Discourses, Preached in Chelwood Church

Richard Warner - Bible - 1840 - 76 pages
...to enjoin, 1 . ' r. " Who, when they list, their lean and flashy songs i . Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw ; The hungry sheep look up,...draw, ' Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread." LYCIDAS. May not some of the unamiable ; reproachful ; and degrading traits, in the national character,...
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