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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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Historical Memorials Relating to the Independents Or ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Hanbury - Congregationalism - 1841
...songs 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...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
...need they i They are sped ; And, when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel arms of Chastity? Hence had the huntress Dian her dread bow, Fair silver-shafted sed : But that two-handed engine at the door 130 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...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." 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, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...need they ! They are sped; And, when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel ur Lucina's aid Produc'd 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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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...need they ? They are sped; And, when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel i1 К m $i0 Vk 3k" s o'( &D iҞӲ1 { ͤ J o #EA ...gy w` c`acmZ : w? tN \ x kjkk <: eTG ( > b {gOSb u sed : But that two-handed engine at the door 130 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return,...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...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,..." 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
...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,..." 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
...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,..." 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, 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,..." Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past,* 3 That shrunk thy streams; return, Sicilian Muse, And call...
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